26-Year-Old Defensive Tackle – Houston Texans
2013 Fantasy Football Outlook
Mitchell is expected to be Houston's starting nose tackle. He started three games there last season and now takes over with the loss of Shaun Cody....
2013 ADP: –
Bye Week: 8
Earl Mitchell Contract Information:
Signed a four-year, $3.42 million deal with the Texans in June of 2010.
Mitchell had four tackles (three solo), including a sack and three tackles for losses in Houston's preseason opener Friday night against Minnesota. "Earl's an improved player," Texans head coach Gar Kubiak told the Houston Chronicle. "You saw tonight what he's capable of doing. He took a big step forward."
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Mitchell, a back-up defensive tackle, will help the team by providing depth up the middle.
The switch the a 3-4 base defense and the release of Amobi Okoye gives Mitchell a shot to start at nose guard. The Texans have loved his effort and motor since drafting him in 2010, and he figures to duke it out with Shaun Cody in training camp.
The Texans love Mitchell's effort and there's an opportunity to get some playing time at defensive tackle. He'll be part of the rotation.