The Philadelphia Eagles have traded cornerback Brandon Boykin to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Philadelphia will receive a conditional 2016 fifth-rounder for the 25-year-old corner entering the final year of his contract.
Boykin, a fourth-round selection in 2012 out of Georgia, started for the Eagles last season and will join a Steelers secondary depleted after the retirements of Troy Polamalu and Ike Taylor. In three NFL seasons, he has 120 combined tackles, seven interceptions and four forced fumbles. He worked primarily in slot coverage for Philadelphia.
To the city of Philadelphia it's been real. You know I always played my heart out every time I hit the field. Always got Love for you. ✌🏾✌🏾— Brandon Boykin (@BrandonBoykin2) August 2, 2015
- Jeremy Woo