Brandon Boykin


Film Room: Pittsburgh’s Rip/Liz Match

If you’re even faintly familiar with the Pittsburgh Steelers, you probably have a baseline level understanding of the kind of defense they play. Blitz heavy, prominently zone coverage looks. And of course, if you follow the team as closely as we do, you know their base look is Cover 3….


Missing Pieces 2016: CB Brandon Boykin

Now that we have completed our look at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 90-man roster heading into training camp a bit under a month from now, it’s time to take a look back at the team’s 53-man roster from last year’s regular season, for the purpose of revisiting the contributions of the players…

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CB Jerraud Powers ‘Kind Of Dominating Everyone’ For Ravens

On May 13, 2016, the Baltimore Ravens signed free agent cornerback Jerraud Powers to a one-year deal worth $1.75 million, with the .75 portion guaranteed. That date is crucial to keep in mind because it was just one day after the deadline for which free agent signings would impact the…


Show Me Something, Senquez Golson

With spring drills officially over, I think we all understand that we’re all in for a long haul, six weeks in total, between the end of minicamp and the start of training camp. You know the drill. There’s little new information coming out during this period, so it serves as…


Carnell Lake Stands By Comments He Made About Brandon Boykin

Even though former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Brandon Boykin has yet to find a team willing to sign him with training camps around the league now less than two months away from beginning, he’s still managing to keep himself in the news. During a recent free agent visit with the Dallas Cowboys,…

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The Pessimist’s Take” Fair To Question Medical Staff?

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


Report: Cowboys Have Visit Scheduled With CB Brandon Boykin

Supposed bad hip and all, former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Brandon Boykin reportedly now has another team interested in him. According to Todd Archer of, the Dallas Cowboys are scheduled to have Boykin in for a workout in the near future. Boykin, who was released by the Carolina Panthers several…


Carnell Lake On Brandon Boykin: He Had A Degenerative Hip Condition

I know the Brandon Boykin uh, saga, has been at times, a tiresome one, but this is some actual useful information today. The Pittsburgh Steelers are holding their Men’s Fantasy Football Camp today. Carnell Lake spent a lot of time with the group and apparently told the team the reason…


Film Room: Cover 3 Still A Steelers’ Staple

When you think of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense, you probably circle a couple of common concepts: tough, hard-hitting, stellar run defense, and a potent pass rush. That’s been a constant since the 1970s. But the scheme wrapped around those core football values has evolved. Bud Carson’s Cover 2, a 4-3…


Report: CB Brandon Boykin To Visit Falcons Next Week

Cornerback Brandon Boykin is looking for a new team following his release from the Carolina Panthers earlier this week and he now has a visit scheduled for early next week. According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Boykin is set to visit with the Atlanta Falcons on…

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Steelers Draft Class Tasked To Bridge Special Teams Gap

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost a lot of firepower for their special teams units during free agency this year. They lost five significant special teams contributors to signings by other teams, and you can add a sixth with the evident decision not to re-sign veteran Will Allen, who earned his keep…