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Tue, 31 Aug 2004 19:22:59 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys have announced the release of CB Donald Mitchell.
Thu, 19 Aug 2004 09:42:08 -0700
Jennifer Floyd Engel, of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells said CB Donald Mitchell will see a lot of action in the Saturday, Aug. 21, preseason game against the Oakland Raiders.
Thu, 06 May 2004 19:38:53 -0700
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys CB Donald Mitchell could serve as CB Terence Newman's backup at left cornerback.
Thu, 01 Apr 2004 20:54:25 -0800
Nick Eatman, of Cowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys CB Donald Mitchell (ankle) is expected to be at 100 percent health when the team opens minicamp workouts in April. Mitchell spent all of last season on injured reserve after suffering a high ankle sprain in the preseason.
Fri, 12 Mar 2004 12:04:24 -0800
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said adding a cornerback was not as big a priority as originally thought. The Cowboys hoped to find a free-agent upgrade from departed free agent CB Mario Edwards. If they don't, Jones said the Cowboys are comfortable with reserve CBs Peter Hunter, Donald Mitchell and possibly Andrew Davison competing for the starting job on the right side, opposite LCB Terence Newman.
Fri, 29 Aug 2003 19:09:35 -0700
Updating previous reports, Dallas Cowboys CB Donald Mitchell (ankle) is expected to miss three to four weeks with the sprained left ankle he suffered on Thursday, Aug. 28 in an exhibition game against the Oakland Raiders, according to Cliff Cook of DallasCowboys.com.
Fri, 29 Aug 2003 09:51:47 -0700
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports the Dallas Cowboys might not need to dig so deep for help at cornerback while Cowboys CB Derek Ross is out. Cowboys CB Peter Hunter (arm) said he expects to play when the season begins next week after being fitted for a cast on his fractured left forearm. Cowboys CB Donald Mitchell (ankle) left the Thursday, Aug. 28 pre-season game with a sprained ankle. He was in a boot after the game and said he hoped to be ready for the Sept. 7 season opener.
Mon, 04 Aug 2003 11:36:57 -0700
Matt Mosley, of the Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys CB Donald Mitchell is making solid progress, according to Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells.
Tue, 29 Jul 2003 06:08:21 -0700
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys CB Donald Mitchell has been playing well in camp thus far.
Wed, 21 May 2003 19:46:37 -0700
Dallas Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells says the competition at both the left and right cornerback positions is wide open, according to Nick Eatman of DallasCowboys.com. The candidates include Mario Edwards, Pete Hunter, Donald Mitchell, Terence Newman and Derek Ross.
Fri, 21 Mar 2003 09:49:39 -0800
The Nashville City Paper reports cornerback is a draft priority for the Tennessee Titans in the wake of CB Donald Mitchell signing with Dallas and Dainon Sydney indicating he wants a fresh start elsewhere. “Every year, we go into the draft looking for a corner or two, and we’ll probably do the same thing this time,” said Titans GM Floyd Reese.
Fri, 21 Mar 2003 09:46:41 -0800
Larry Stone, of Titans Radio Network, reports the departure of CB Donald Mitchell to Dallas leaves the Tennessee Titans with only two unproven draft picks — Mike Echols and Tony Beckham — behind starters Samari Rolle and Andre Dyson at the corner back position. Echols, a fourth-round pick last season, saw action in four games before suffering his second stress fracture in his left leg in less than a year. Scouts saw Beckham, out of tiny Wisconsin-Stout, as more of a project. Beckham played in 14 games last season, mostly on special teams.
Thu, 20 Mar 2003 13:56:19 -0800
Updating previous reports, DallasCowboys.com reports CB Donald Mitchell's three-year contract with the Dallas Cowboys is a three-year deal worth about $2.6 million, including a $675,000 signing bonus. The deal could average out to more than $1 million, depending on incentives.
Thu, 20 Mar 2003 13:52:41 -0800
The Dallas Morning News reports the Dallas Cowboys have agreed to terms with free agent CB Donald Mitchell (Titans) on an undisclosed contract.
Thu, 20 Mar 2003 05:07:59 -0800
The Star Telegram reports the Dallas Cowboys are attempting to negotiate a contract with free agent CB Donald Mitchell (Titans). A deal could be reached as soon as Thursday, according to Mitchell's agent, Jordon Woy. Woy acknowledged that the final decision will be based on which team offers the best deal. The Titans, the Vikings and another team, which Woy refused to identify, are also vying for Mitchell's services.
Tue, 18 Mar 2003 19:48:33 -0800
As noted earlier, free agent CB Donald Mitchell (Titans) is visiting with the Dallas Cowboys on Wednesday. He is from Beaumont, Texas and played college football at SMU. According to the AP, agent Jordan Woy said Mitchell is very interested in playing close to home. Mitchell has drawn interest from the Minnesota Vikings and is also considering a return to the Tennessee Titans.
Tue, 18 Mar 2003 14:38:05 -0800
DallasCowboys.com reports the Dallas Cowboys are expected to visit with free agent CB Donald Mitchell (Titans) on Wednesday. He likely won't cost much more than the veteran minimum to sign, along with a small signing bonus.
Mon, 17 Mar 2003 19:51:29 -0800
Updating previous reports, the Star Tribune reports free agent CB Donald Mitchell (Titans) is one of two free agent corners the Minnesota Vikings are most interested in signing.
Sun, 16 Mar 2003 22:19:50 -0800
The Pioneer Press' Bill Williamson reports free agent CB Donald Mitchell (Titans) arrived in town Sunday evening to begin his visit with the Minnesota Vikings.
Sat, 15 Mar 2003 06:14:24 -0800
Updating previous reports, Bill Williamson reports for the Pioneer Press the Minnesota Vikings will visit with free agent CB Donald Mitchell (Titans) next week sometime.
Tue, 11 Mar 2003 04:38:17 -0800
Updating previous reports, the Tennessean reports the Tennessee Titans have not made a contract offer to CB Donald Mitchell, but would like to speak with him in the near future. “I think we are going to try and talk through something,” said Titans general manager Floyd Reese.
Wed, 05 Mar 2003 06:03:34 -0800
Bill Williamson reports for the Pioneer Press the Minnesota Vikings are interested in free agent CB Donald Mitchell (Titans).
Wed, 05 Mar 2003 04:35:19 -0800
Updating previous reports, the Tennessean reports free agent CB Donald Mitchell has said he would like to re-sign with the team. However, the longer he goes without a contract, the more likely it is he’ll sign elsewhere, as there are a few teams that could be interested in his services.
Wed, 12 Feb 2003 04:28:46 -0800
Updating previous reports the Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans CB Donald Mitchell (ankle) underwent arthroscopic surgery on his ankle recently. Head coach Jeff Fisher said Tuesday that Mitchell is improving in his recovery.
Wed, 22 Jan 2003 05:51:16 -0800
The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans CB Donald Mitchell (ankle) will need to undergo arthroscopic surgery on his ankle in the coming weeks.
Tue, 21 Jan 2003 19:46:07 -0800
The Tennessean reports that CB Donald Mitchell, who started most games at nickel back for the Tennessee Titans this year, is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season.
Thu, 02 Jan 2003 08:08:38 -0800
The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans CB Donald Mitchell (ankle/knee) did not practice Wednesday, but he is expected to play in the team's first playoff game in two weeks.
Thu, 14 Nov 2002 21:07:19 -0800
The Tribune Review reports Tennessee Titans backup CB Donald Mitchell (ankle) was added to the team's injury list as questionable.
Mon, 09 Sep 2002 07:29:06 -0700
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Tennessee Titans DB Donald Mitchell (sprained ankle) was injured in Sunday's game.
Tue, 30 Jul 2002 09:10:14 -0700
The Tennessean reports with CB Samari Rolle (ankle) out of action, Tennessee Titans CBs Donald Mitchell and Dainon Sidney have been splitting time in the starting lineup.
Fri, 10 May 2002 09:40:09 -0700
Tennessee Titans CB Donald Mitchell, according to the Tennessean, suffered a dislocated finger earlier this week.
Tue, 02 Apr 2002 09:46:37 -0800
The Tennessean reports the Tennessee Titans were excited to have an additional fourth-round pick come in the way of a compensatory selection on Monday. The fourth-round has been good to the Titans in recent years, as they've selected ORT Jon Runyan, WR Derrick Mason, DT Joe Salave'a, CB Donald Mitchell and S Bobby Meyers in that round over the past five drafts. The Titans now have nine picks in the seven round draft.
Thu, 03 Jan 2002 08:35:07 -0800
The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans CB Donald Mitchell (knee) underwent an arthroscopic procedure on his right knee yesterday afternoon. He will miss Sunday's season finale against the Bengals.
Tue, 01 Jan 2002 12:51:06 -0800
The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans TE Frank Wycheck (thigh) and LB Frank Chamberlin (thigh) had "quite a bit of swelling" and both will be questionable for Sunday's game. CB Samari Rolle (mild concussion) should be fine for this week's game. RB Skip Hicks (hamstring) probably won't be able to play against the Bengals, Sunday. The team is still discussing the possibility of more knee surgery for CB Donald Mitchell. He has been inactive for the last three games because of pain in his knee. C Bruce Matthews (groin) should be able to see some action this week.
Sat, 29 Dec 2001 11:38:31 -0800
The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans S Daryl Porter banged knees with a teammate late in yesterday's practice, but coach Jeff Fisher said he'll be fine for Sunday. C Kevin Long (knee) has made significant progress and he has worked extensively at center with the first team offense. CB Donald Mitchell (knee) did not practice. OL Bruce Matthews (groin) participated in practice yesterday and is expected to play tomorrow although it may be on a limited basis.
Thu, 27 Dec 2001 18:28:36 -0800
TitansOnline.com reports Tennessee Titans head coach Jeff Fisher said the team will wait until next week before seeing if WR Chris Sanders (back) will return to the field. He still needs to improve on the practice field. Fisher said OL Bruce Matthews (groin) is feeling better. They'll see how he's feeling before kickoff. CB Donald Mitchell (knee) may need to undergo surgery to clean up his knee.
Thu, 27 Dec 2001 07:25:03 -0800
The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans RB Skip Hicks (hamstring), CB Samari Rolle (foot) and CB Donald Mitchell (knee) did not practice yesterday. Rolle is expected to play Sunday, while Mitchell may miss his third straight game. Hicks was expected to miss the team's last two games, but now coach Jeff Fisher said there's still a ''possibility'' Hicks could be available for season finale. Any chance of a return by WR Chris Sanders (back) for this season looks doubtful.
Fri, 21 Dec 2001 10:57:27 -0800
The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans CB Donald Mitchell (knee) didn't practice on Thursday and isn't expected to play this weekend. G Zach Piller (wrist) has continued to practice but is still bothered by a sore wrist. The team hasn't decided who will start at center this weekend. C Kevin Long (knee) may be able to play, but the team will make a game-time decision between him and Gennaro DiNapoli.
Wed, 19 Dec 2001 11:07:19 -0800
The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans CB Donald Mitchell (knee), TE Shad Meier (hand) and S Blaine Bishop (foot) didn't practice on Tuesday. In fact, they didn't participate in any portion of the practice. CB Samari Rolle (foot), S Aric Morris (ankle) and LB Randall Godfrey (knee) were limited to individual drills during Tuesday's practice, as they didn't take part in team drills. WR Chris Sanders (back) returned to the practice field yesterday for the first time in almost two months. He worked on the scout team and took part in individual drills. He's not expected to play this weekend but said he'd like to play again this year even though he's only at 80 to 85 percent health.
Thu, 13 Dec 2001 17:55:22 -0800
Titans Radio Network reports Tennessee Titans S Blaine Bishop (ankle), WR Derrick Mason (hip) and OL Zach Pillar (wrist) all missed practice on Thursday. CB Samari Rolle (sprained foot) was able to run today and he expects to play this weekend. C Kevin Long (knee), CB Donald Mitchell (knee) and DB Daryl Porter (knee) are making progress but their playing status won't be determined until around game time according to head coach Jeff Fisher.
Fri, 07 Dec 2001 15:44:05 -0800
Titans Radio Network reports Tennessee Titans OL Zach Pillar (wrist) was suffering through a wrist injury that required a cast on his wrist. The team is going to monitor his status the next 24-48 hours to see how he responds. S Blaine Bishop (foot) sat out of Friday's practice. CBs DeRon Jenkins (knee) and Donald Mitchell (knee) are both game-time decisions this weekend.
Wed, 05 Dec 2001 16:12:59 -0800
Titans Radio Network reports Tennessee Titans OL Brad Hopkins (broken hand) and S Blaine Bishop (foot) practiced on Wednesday. The team believes Hopkins may be okay to return this weekend but they still aren't convinced by Bishop, who was much improved according to head coach Jeff Fisher. CBs Donald Mitchell (knee) and DeRon Jenkins (knee) both sat out of practice and are questionable for this weekend's game.
Mon, 03 Dec 2001 20:46:44 -0800
The AP reports tests today on three injured Tennessee Titans defensive backs, Deron Jenkins, Donald Mitchell and Daryl Porter, showed no structural damage to the knees. Porter also sprained his left ankle. All three are expected to be listed as questionable for next week's game. Coach Jeff Fisher said all three had trouble walking Monday morning.
Sun, 02 Dec 2001 15:50:15 -0800
The Associated Press reports Tennessee Titans CBs Donald Mitchell and DeRon Jenkins and S Daryl Porter all sprained their knees during today's game.
Mon, 19 Nov 2001 17:42:00 -0800
The Titans Radio Network reports Tennessee Titans head coach Jeff Fisher said that TE Frank Wycheck (ankle) is less sore and the team will bring him along slowly. CB Donald Mitchell was playing through an ankle sprain Sunday and was evaluated by doctors Monday. Fisher said S Blaine Bishop (foot/hand), TE Erron Kinney (calf), WR Justin McCareins (ankle) and WR Chris Sanders (back) are improving. Bishop will be rested until Wednesday. Fisher said that Kinney felt good Monday, but he doesn’t know how well Kinney will be able to explode off the calf, so the team will be watching him. McCareins wasn’t feeling sore Monday and could be ready to play this weekend or next weekend. Sanders has been cleared to start his activity.
Fri, 12 Oct 2001 13:48:03 -0700
The Associated Press reports Tennessee Titans coach Jeff Fisher has named CB Donald Mitchell the starter at right cornerback in place of the injured Samari Rolle. He was chosen to start over veteran Michael Booker and second-round draft choice Andre Dyson, the only other healthy cornerbacks on the roster. "I'm sure all of the cornerbacks will play just because of the numbers we have," coach Jeff Fisher said.
Fri, 12 Oct 2001 08:58:32 -0700
The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans coach Jeff Fisher has yet to decide who will replace CB Samari Rolle who is out Sunday with a neck injury. Fisher said Donald Mitchell, Michael Booker or rookie Andre Dyson will get the start, but that all three will play at times in the game.
Thu, 11 Oct 2001 08:57:06 -0700
The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans WR Derrick Mason (ankle) started to practice yesterday, but he got sore and backed off. TE Frank Wycheck (neck strain) practiced but was not involved in contact work. Coach Jeff Fisher said he hopes CB Donald Mitchell (concussion) will be able to practice by the end of the week. DT John Thornton will probably miss a few weeks with a lingering shoulder injury. Surgery at this point, however, would put Thornton out for the season, Fisher said. Fisher said he'd like to see RB Eddie George practice today or tomorrow or his playing status will be a game-time decision.
Wed, 10 Oct 2001 12:49:21 -0700
The Nashville City Paper reports Michael Booker is likely the starter at cornerback for the Tennessee Titans this weekend with CB Samari Rolle (neck) out of action. CB Donald Mitchell (concussion) likely would have got the starting nod, but isn't likely to practice this week due to the concussion he suffered last weekend.
Mon, 08 Oct 2001 16:07:16 -0700
Larry Stone, of Titans Radio Network, reports Tennessee Titans TE Frank Wycheck (neck strain) will be listed as questionable for this weekend's game. Head coach Jeff Fisher said doctors hope to utilize a split on LB Randall Godfrey's broken thumb. CB Donald Mitchell (concussion) may not practice this week but could still play this weekend. DL John Thornton is suffering through a shoulder injury and the team will have to "back off" him for a couple of weeks. S Blaine Bishop (knee sprain), S Aric Morris (knee sprain) and OT Fred Miller (groin) are listed as probable for this weekend's game.