(12/20/2010) Texans rookie DL Earl Mitchell recorded the first sack of his career Week 15 at Tennessee. It was his only tackle.
Mitchell tweaks ankle
(10/18/2010) Texans DT Earl Mitchell tweaked his ankle during Week 6 against the Chiefs. Mitchell finished with three tackles, one solo in the 35-31 win.
Mitchell getting first-team snaps
(8/23/2010) Texans DT Earl Mitchell, a third-round pick from Arizona, has taken a good deal of snaps with the first team this preseason and is likely to continue to receive more. "He's playing at a level (of) intensity that deserves more time on the field," coach Gary Kubiak said.
Texans sign rookie Mitchell
(6/10/2010) The Texans have agreed to terms on a contract with DT Earl Mitchell, a third-round pick from Arizona, according to the Houston Chronicle. The deal is for four years and $2.578 million with a signing bonus of $788,500.
Texans cross country for defensive help
(4/29/2010) Following the pick of CB Kareem Jackson in Round 1 of the 2010 draft, the Texans used three other picks to address the defense -- and they went across the country to get their guys. Adding to the depth of the defense are Arizona DT Earl Mitchell, Miami (FL) LB Darryl Sharpton and Northwestern CB Sherrick McManis.