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Are the Eagles deeper at cornerback than last year?

The past couple of weeks we have been bringing you position previews heading into training camp. Today we have arrived at cornerback: one of the bigger question marks for the Philadelphia Eagles going into the 2014 season. Here’s who we think will start, sit, and miss the final 53 man roster. STARTERS: Cary Williams, Bradley Fletcher, Brandon Boykin The Eagles return their three...
Via cover32 - Eagles
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles CB Brandon Boykin ranked top-10 in NFL, Nos. 11-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 cornerbacks in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s CB to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
Via cover32 - Eagles
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles DB coach: Brandon Boykin can be a liability

Eagles secondary coach John Lovett likes what he’s seen from cornerback Brandon Boykin when he plays in the slot, but admits he can be a “liability” on the outside. “He did a great job there,” Lovett said. “His biggest drawback is his size. When you put him outside, he can get exposed because of that. Like I said, he did a great job inside, and we’re going to keep him...
Via Pro Football Zone
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin named top-10 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Eagles
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Donnie Jones and Brandon Boykin affected the outcome of games on special teams last year

The Eagles' special teams units last season, on the whole, were a below average group. However, they did have a few standout contributors, most notably punter Donnie Jones and gunner Brandon Boykin. When asked if Jones and Boykin were among the best in the NFL at pinning opponents deep in their own territory, special teams coordinator Dave Fipp shifted praise to the punt team...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles CB Brandon Boykin: “Who Is Walter Thurmond?”

The Eagles and Giants are already in mid-season form when it comes to the trash talk, and it’s coming from to little defensive backs.  Earlier Tuesday, newly signed Giants cornerback Walter Thurmond made waves when he claimed to be “the best slot corner in the league.”   Thurmond went on to add a little more, when he stated that the Giants had the chance to have “the...
Via Thacover2
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly leads the Philadelphia Eagles back to the playoffs in his first year

Chip Kelly’s first real major decision was to play Nick Foles after losing Michael Vick to injury.  Thank the big man above he did, because Nick Foles played lights out this year, and to be honest deserved a spot in the Pro Bowl. Foles leads the NFL with a 118.8 quarterback rating and has thrown […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles’ Brandon Boykin: Patriots tried to bully us in practice

Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin told reporters on Wednesday that the Patriots tried to bully them during their scrimmage on Tuesday. ” I think  I can speak for the whole team.  I felt like yesterday…..honestly they came out with an attitude to try to bully us.” Boykin says he wanted to come out today and play more aggressive. With guys fighting for jobs, I’m sure the Patriots...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers View Eagles CB Brandon Boykin as “Candy”

Christian Petersen/Getty Images If Philadelphia Eagles CB Brandon Boykin isn’t motivated for this week’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, he should be now. According to Dale Lolley of the SteelCity Insider, Steelers receiver Antonio Brown called Boykin a “candy bar.”  Here’s what he stated: “He’s all right,” said Steelers Pro Bowl receiver Antonio Brown. ...
Via Eagles Addict
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Rookie Spotlight: CB Brandon Boykin

In the 4th round of the 2012 draft, with the 123rd overall selection the Philadelphia Eagles picked Brandon Boykin, a 5-9, 182 corner from Georgia. Boykin is a tremendously versatile athlete and the Eagles were widely hailed for the selection, including the fact that the pickup was a tremendous value. NFL.com’s Bucky Brooks calls Boykin a “multidimensional weapon,” an intriguing...
Via Philly Sports Muse
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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