Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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PHILADELPHIA -- With his 31st birthday fast approaching, Eagles cornerback Joselio Hanson has been promised nothing other than a chance to win the job he has held for the better part of the last six years. Signed out of NFL Europe in 2006, the 5-9, 185-pound Hanson has been one of the league's better nickel corners the last six years. But he heads into the spring OTAs needing to beat out fourth-round rookie Brandon Boykin to hang on to his job, and probably his roster spot. "I was told I was competing for the (nickel) job," Hanson said. "No problem. I've been competing (for a job) every year since I've been in the league. I've competed every year. That's the way it is in the NFL. Everybody's competing (for a job). Even the coaches are competing." Hanson said the coaches shouldn't expect him to mentor Boykin, though. "If they said we weren't competing, then maybe I would mentor (him). But when it's competition, it's every man for himself." The Eagles are very high on Boyki...
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