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  1. Bad play call and bad no-call cost Colts

    Mike Wells

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Let's get this out way: The officials missed the call when Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin held Indianapolis receiver T.Y. Hilton as the Indianapolis Colts were trying to extend their seven-point lead in the fourth quart...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  2. Boykin sidelined due to Jaguars' personnel

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Eagles' coaches like to say that they consider nickel cornerback Brandon Boykin a starter. That's hard to reconcile with Boykin's being on the field for only 32 percent of the defensive plays against Jacksonville on Sunday. Boy...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  3. Boykin considers himself a playmaker

    Andy Jasner

    Brandon Boykin was a major surprise last season with six interceptions. The diminutive cornerback for the Philadelphia Eagles also came up with clutch plays at key points in numerous games. Boykin doesn't want to be labeled heading into the 201...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  4. Matthews gets master class from Boykin

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- There was an interesting subplot to the Philadelphia Eagles' Tuesday practice session. Wide receiver Jordan Matthews seemed to line up across from cornerback Brandon Boykin quite a bit in the one-on-one passing drills. From the out...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  5. Brandon Boykin believes he can get better

    Andy Jasner

    Brandon Boykin hauled in six interceptions last season. He's expecting even more production this season with the Philadelphia Eagles. The diminutive cornerback was one of the most improved players on the Eagles last season, and he developed int...

    Blog | August 03, 2014
  6. 5 to watch: Trent Cole

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- With training camp a few weeks off, let's continue our week-long look at the players with the most to prove, and the most to lose, this summer. Trent Cole is a fascinating case study. A two-time Pro Bowler as a defensive end, Cole ...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  7. 5 to watch: Nolan Carroll

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- With training camp looming on the horizon, let's continue our weeklong look at the players with the most to prove, and the most to lose, this summer. When the Philadelphia Eagles signed cornerback Nolan Carroll in free agency, it d...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  8. 5 to watch: Todd Herremans

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- With training camp looming on the horizon, let's take a look at some players with the most to prove, and the most to lose, this summer. We'll start with right guard Todd Herremans, who summed his situation up appropriately: "I've a...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  9. As slot CB, Boykin's height no issue

    Andy Jasner

    Being 6-foot or taller is an advantage for NFL cornerbacks as defenses try to match up with an influx of bigger receivers and tight ends. But it's not required to be successful. Take Brandon Boykin, for instance. The Philadelphia Eagles corn...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  10. Boykin welcomes competition at corner

    Andy Jasner

    Brandon Boykin established himself as one of the top cornerbacks in the NFC last season for the Philadelphia Eagles. If the Eagles decide to select a cornerback in this week's NFL draft - Virginia Tech's Kyle Fuller would be a strong option at No....

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  11. Boykin takes exception to Thurmond tweet

    Andy Jasner

    An interesting battle took place Tuesday on Twitter. New York Giants cornerback Walter Thurmond claimed that he is the best slot cornerback in the NFL, according to a report on Pro Football Talk. Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin to...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  12. CB Nolan Carroll could impact secondary

    Andy Jasner

    The secondary became one of the most-improved units for the Philadelphia Eagles last season. Cary Williams, Bradley Fletcher and Brandon Boykin jelled quite nicely by the end of the season. With the addition of free agent cornerback Nolan Carro...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  13. Three Eagles earn an extra $200,000

    Todd Archer

    On Monday we told you about Jason Kelce earning an extra $259,815.06 in the NFL's performance-based pay system for 2013, but who else fared well for the Philadelphia Eagles? The Eagles had 12 players earn an extra six figures, and three players to...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  14. On Eagles' batting average vs. VORP

    Phil Sheridan

    Philadelphia Eagles general manager Howie Roseman employed a baseball term to describe his team's 2013 approach to free agency. The Eagles tried to have a decent "batting average" by signing "a bunch of guys that aren't high-price guys." But batti...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  15. Eagles Mailbag 2: Ware or Woodley?

    Phil Sheridan

    We got so many good questions and comments, we broke the Twitter mailbag up into two sections. Thanks very much to everyone who chimed in. Here's Part 2: ...

    Blog | March 08, 2014
  16. New safeties could sharpen Eagles' corners

    Phil Sheridan

    Any list of the Eagles' needs starts with their secondary, which is understandable when a team is ranked last in the NFL in pass defense. That's why many analysts, experts and fans think the Eagles will focus on safeties and cornerbacks in free ag...

    Blog | March 07, 2014