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Mike Mitchell: 'I've adjusted' to rules

Updated: May 28, 2014, 3:26 PM ET
By Scott Brown | ESPN.com

PITTSBURGH -- Steelers safety Mike Mitchell's 2014 season could serve up proof that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's player-safety initiative is working.

Mitchell, who accused Goodell of targeting him last season, pledged Wednesday to play within rules that prohibit helmet-to-helmet hits among other things.

"I've adjusted to the new rules changes and just looked forward to playing clean football and not getting fined this year," said Mitchell, who was fined at least ...

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