Brandon Boykin


2016 Steelers Pre-Draft Movements: Cornerback

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with nearly a couple dozen players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents, but did not tender their one restricted free agent, who signed elsewhere. Pittsburgh also added help from outside of the organization at tight…

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Next Steelers’ Return Man Likely To Be On Offensive Side Of The Ball

Gary Russell. Felix Jones. Najeh Davenport. These are just a sampling of offensive players deemed “the guy” on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ return units under Mike Tomlin. It’s a common source of frustration for fans with middling return numbers and the failure to find an impact player who could stick for…


Dri Archer’s Roster Spot Open For Returner

Over the course of much of Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin’s tenure, he has not been shy about utilizing the 53rd or so roster spot on the team for a player who does not necessarily have a define role on offense, defense, or in the coverage or blocking aspects…


Steelers’ Road Through 2016 Schedule Lined With Familiar Faces

This offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers have allowed a number of their less heralded role players to not only vigorously test the open market, but also to sign elsewhere. Some of these players have played very significant roles over the course of recent years, and it will be a bit of…


Free Agent Departures Mean New-Look Secondary For 2016 Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers have certainly lost their fair share of players thus far in free agency. Their own players have signed with other teams more than they have brought in players who were with other organizations last season—and that is in a free agency period in which they have uncharacteristically…

Brandon Boykin

Fairness Not At Issue During Brandon Boykin’s Tenure In Pittsburgh

The big news around western Pennsylvania yesterday came in the form of the Panthers coming to terms with former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Brandon Boykin, who spent about seven months in the black and gold after being traded for in early August in the early portions of training camp. Perceived as…

Brandon Boykin

Report: Brandon Boykin Settled For Veteran Minimum With Panthers

Cornerback Brandon Boykin signed a one-year deal Monday with the Carolina Panthers and now we know the specifics related to the deal. And boy are they shocking. According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, Boykin’s deal includes a minimum base salary of $760,000 in addition to an $80,000 signing bonus….

Brandon Boykin

Steelers, Eagles Did No Favors For Brandon Boykin’s Free Agency Stock

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost their sixth free agent yesterday when cornerback Brandon Boykin signed with the NFC Champion Panthers, inking a one-year contract to play in what we can probably safely assume will be a slot corner role in Carolina’s excellent defense. The fifth-year veteran will have now spent the…


The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Recent Visitors, Mackensie Alexander 2015 Breakdown & More

Season 6, Episode 96 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this Monday show, Alex Kozora sits in again for co-host David Todd and we immediately begin talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers entertaining offensive lineman Stefen Wisniewski and defensive lineman Mike Martin for free agent visits last week. We move on to talk about…

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Brandon Boykin Signs With Panthers

Apparently, Brandon Boykin really liked his visit in Charlotte because according to an Adam Schefter report, he’s signing a one-year deal with the Carolina Panthers. Panthers signed former Steelers and Eagles CB Brandon Boykin to a one-year contract. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 28, 2016 Financial terms have not been…

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Brandon Boykin’s Market Beginning To Surface

As we covered last night, Pittsburgh Steelers free agent cornerback Brandon Boykin is expected to be taking his first free agent visit of the period soon, set to take a trip to see the Panthers brass on Monday, a few weeks into the start of the new league year, which…

Brandon Boykin

Report: Brandon Boykin To Visit Panthers

It surprised many to see the likes of Sean Spence, Antwon Blake, and Terence Garvin sign before Brandon Boykin. But now, Boykin may be close to finding a new home. ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler reports Boykin has a Monday visit set with the Carolina Panthers. Cornerback Brandon Boykin is visiting the…