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Brandon Boykin's career with the Birds

Brandon Boykin's career with the Birds

Brandon Boykin, who was traded from the Philadelphia Eagles to the Pittsburgh Steelers Saturday night for a conditional fifth round draft pick has been with the team since being drafted in 2012.

He was not a regular started, but lot has been made of his departure as a contributing team member. The 5 feet 10 inch tall cornerback has started six games for the Eagles, four his first year and two in 2013, according to

He mostly served covering receivers in the slot position.

Over his three years with the Eagles Boykin had 120 tackles, one sack, knocked down 32 passes and made seven interceptions. In 2013 Boykin had six of those interceptions, one for a touchdown.

Matt Coughlin

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