Steelers’ Mitchell banned from social media |

Steelers’ Mitchell banned from social media

Steelers safety Mike Mitchell is done with Twitter, but not by his choice.

Mike Tomlin banned his starting free safety from social media after a couple of exchanges with fans following the Steelers’ 27-24 win over Tennessee on Monday night, a source confirmed to Trib Total Media.

Mitchell allegedly direct messaged critical followers not long after the game, calling one “trash” and telling another to “die broke” when the person asked Mitchell for money.

When another follower tweeted to Mitchell: “You are the worst signing in franchise history. Please retire and give back the money you are stealing” during the game, Mitchell responded after the game with a private message saying: “LOL I’ll do no such thing. You on the other hand kill yourself.”

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