INDIANAPOLIS — With the NFL's new league year starting at 4 p.m. ET on March 13, Colts.com takes a look at the Indianapolis Colts players set to become free agents, continuing today with unrestricted free agent-to-be Mike Mitchell.
Player: Mike Mitchell, 31 (will be 32 by Week 1)
Experience: Entering 11th NFL season in 2019
Free Agency Category: Unrestricted ("A player whose contract has expired and has four or more tenured years in the league. He may sign with any other team with no restrictions.")
2018 Synopsis: Another key veteran midseason acquisition, Mitchell, signed Oct. 9, played in eight games with four starts, and had 28 tackles (22 solo), one interception, two forced fumbles and one pass defensed. His seven-tackle, one-interception, one-forced fumble performance Week 7 in a win over the Buffalo Bills earned him AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors for the first time in his career.
Top Safety Free Agents-To-Be: Earl Thomas, Landon Collins, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Tyrann Mathieu, Adrian Amos
Top Safety College Prospects: Johnathan Abram (Mississippi State), Taylor Rapp (Washington), Amani Hooker (Iowa), Nasir Adderley (Delaware), Juan Thronhill (Virginia)