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Film breakdown: Somebody may be the "candy bar," but it isn’t Brandon Boykin – Blogging the bEast
Brandon Boykin may not be the "candy bar" that the Steelers think he is.
What is wrong with the Eagles special teams? - SB Nation Philly
The Eagles have a heralded STs coach in Bobby April. They added speedy returners in the offseason. They hoped the coverage units would be improved with experience. Hasn't happened. The Eagles are struggling on STs. Why? What can be done?
Eagles Notes: Eagles' Bobby April takes blame for poor kickoff coverage
Bobby April was honest in his assessment of the Eagles' kickoff coverage in Sunday's win over the Giants, when the special-teams coordinator oversaw a unit that allowed an average of 36.2 yards on six returns, including a 53-yard return. "It looked poorly conceived, poorly coached, and poorly executed," April said. "I'm responsible for all of those. I have to draw on all of the resources that I have as a coach and put them into play and then resurrect us from the ashes."
Eagles' Brandon Boykin brushes off Steelers' comments
When opposing quarterbacks seek a cornerback to target, Brandon Boykin is a likely candidate. It's not just that he's a rookie fourth-round pick, a designation that requires a certain initiation process before the player earns respect around the league. It's that Pro Bowlers Nnamdi Asomugha and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie play the outside cornerback spots for the Eagles, leaving Boykin with the task of playing the middle.
Iggles Blitz " Blog Archive " Mystery Steelers
The Eagles take on the Steelers Sunday at 1pm. These aren’t the Pittsburgh Steelers, these are they Mystery Steelers. Injuries robbed them of Troy Polamalu, James Harrison, and Rashard Mendenhall so when you see a record of 1-2 and some poor stats…how much can you buy into those numbers? The flip side is to ask just how healthy the guys are now (all 3 are projected to play). I really don’t have a good feel for this team at all.
LeSean McCoy Getting Help From Fullback Stanley Havili - Birds 24/7
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy.The locker stalls of LeSean McCoy and Stanley Havili are right next to each other at Lincoln Financial Field. Following the win over the Giants Sunday night, one reporter mentioned Havili’s name. McCoy, within earshot, said, "He was awesome." To which Havili replied, "Shady the Giant killer!"