Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell has been fined $48,620 for a dirty hit on Alex Smith.
Smith has been adamant that the hit was “ about as flagrant as it gets when it comes to a low hit on the quarterback.” He even got into Mitchell’s face during the game.
Mitchell has been known to be a hard hitter and violent player. He’s been claiming his innocence saying that one of his teammates had pushed him towards Alex Smith, which you can somewhat see when watching the video in slow mo.
Watch the video below and judge for yourselves