Brandon Boykin RUMORS & NEWS

  • Boykin disputes Chip’s claim that they hugged goodbye

    The Player's Tribune "Every team has a guy like Dom. He does the coaches’ dirty work, and he looks the part. He’s a big dude and who’s always wearing black. He’s got that thick Philly accent, too. If you don’t know about the accent, spend a day in South Philly. It’s as recognizable as any New York or Boston accent, and..." September 12

  • Brandon Boykin: Chip Kelly has trouble relating with players

    ESPN "New Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Brandon Boykin on Sunday clarified his comments that Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly is "uncomfortable around grown men of our culture." The Steelers on Saturday acquired Boykin, considered a top-shelf slot corner, from the Eagles for a conditional..." August 03

  • Chip Kelly: I don’t know why Brandon Boykin would say that

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles coach Chip Kelly sounds shocked that Brandon Boykin, who was traded from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh yesterday, is suggesting racial motivations in the decision to trade him. “I don’t know. In talking to him last night I think he was stunned, he was disappointed. He really liked it here,”..." August 02

  • Boykin: Kelly 'uncomfortable around grown men of our culture'

    CSN Philly "Add Brandon Boykin to the list of former Eagles who believe ulterior racial motives play a part in Chip Kelly’s personnel decisions. Boykin, a cornerback entering his fourth year, was dealt to the Steelers on Saturday night for a conditional fifth-round pick. In a text message to Comcast..." August 02

  • Steelers trade for Brandon Boykin

    ESPN "Pittsburgh is upgrading its defensive backfield by trading a conditional fifth-round 2016 pick for Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin, the Steelers announced Saturday night. The 5-foot-10 Boykin, a fourth-round 2012 pick, has played in 48 games and recorded seven interceptions and 32..." August 02

  • Eagles' Boykin says he's NFL's best slot corner, but wants to play outside

    CBS Sports "Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin is headed into the last year of his contract. After being drafted by Philly in the fourth round of the 2012 draft, Boykin signed a deal that totaled $2,505,468 in salary over four seasons. In 2015, he'll have a cap hit of $1,643,367, making him the..." June 03

  • Eagles to Trade Mychal Kendricks and Brandon Boykin?

    Sportsnaut "There’s absolutely no telling what Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles are going to do during the draft. No one on their right mind would have predicted that Philadelphia was going to enter draft day with DeMarco Murray and Sam Bradford as its backfield tandem. Kelly, in his first season as..." April 30

  • Reports: Eagles' Bradford, Kendricks, Cox, Mathis, Boykin are trade chips

    CBS Sports "Every single player on the Philadelphia Eagles is on the trading block, according to various reports. That's an exaggeration, obviously, but over the past few days reports have surfaced that Sam Bradford, Fletcher Cox, Mychal Kendricks, Evan Mathis and Brandon Boykin are all available in trades..." April 30

  • Trade rumor links Eagles CB Brandon Boykin to Dolphins

    CSN Philly "Brandon Boykin is an excellent nickel cornerback, but as far as the Philadelphia Eagles have been concerned, at least through the first three seasons of his NFL career, that’s all he is. Perhaps another team sees more in Boykin. That team could be the Miami Dolphins, according to Armando..." April 02

  • Eagles’ Boykin sees playing time decrease

    Courier-Post "Brandon Boykin might be the Eagles’ best cornerback. And yet he’s only on the field a fraction of the time. Boykin stars at the nickel corner spot for the Eagles, where he finished second in the NFL with six interceptions last season despite playing in roughly 52 percent of the defensive..." September 26

  • Graham trackers: Eagles plan for big TE

    ESPN "If you’re looking for signs the Eagles can handle New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham, you won’t find much comfort in Sunday night’s game against the Dallas Cowboys. Tight end Jason Witten caught 12 passes for 135 yards in a game the Eagles hung on to win, 24-22. Graham is bigger..." January 01

  • Eagles cornerback Boykin ready to stand tall "Of the regulars in the Eagles secondary, Brandon Boykin would seem to have the tightest grip on his position. Every spot is said to be open, but if another slot cornerback was to emerge ahead of Boykin by the start of the season, it would be a surprise. And yet, despite his solid status..." June 06