Boykin Responds To Antonio Brown

Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin.It didn’t take long for Antonio Brown‘s curious insult to make its way to Brandon Boykin.

“My phone was just blowing up after meetings,” said Boykin. “No matter what happens with social media now, you’ll find out anything. Actually my brother talked to me earlier, and he was more fired up about it than I was. He was like, ‘Man I want you to go out there and …’ I’m like, brother, just chill, it’s all good. Sunday we’ll see.”

The Pittsburgh wide receiver fired a shot at Boykin, saying that that he expects the Steelers to pick on him Sunday and called the rookie corner, ‘The candy bar.”

“I didn’t even get it. I was confused,” said Boykin. “It’s good. It’s doing nothing but giving me a little bit more attention. I have to go out and do what I do, and if I do it right, he’s actually helped me in a  sense. So tell him I appreciate it.”

Boykin was asked if the comments fired him up at all.

“Of course, but the game is not until Sunday so there’s no point in me rah-rahing in the media right now. I’m just going to let my game do the talking.

“I feel like I’ve done pretty good. Definitely have some things that I can improve on. I’ve been guarding great receivers since the season started, going from Anquan Boldin to Larry Fitzgerald to Victor Cruz, and I’ll continue to fight each and every week.”

The Georgia product has three passes defensed and 10 tackles through four games.

Players in the Eagles locker room seemed generally amused by Brown’s comments. Trent Cole, for one, was eating it up.

“I like their attitude over there. I like their attitide,” said Cole. “I think Boykin likes that challenge. I think it’s awesome to have that. If I was him, I would love to have that challenge; I would love to have somebody talking like that, because you know when it comes down to that moment, it don’t matter who’s better or who’s been there longer or who’s got a bigger contract, it’s: who is going to play best that night? Talk is talk, and let your actions speak louder.”

 

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  • whattheDEUCE22

    Trent Cole is going to eat someone on Sunday

  • Kahn

    I dont understand why Brown thinks hes tough by calling out a 4th round rookie.

    • ICDogg

      exactly. Why would you call media attention to that, even if that was your game plan?

  • http://twitter.com/corry_k Corry Henry

    Kid’s got the right attitude about this. I’m hoping he can come up with some big plays and make Brown look really dumb.

  • Adam

    I like the way he handled it, like an old vet. Let your play do the talking.

  • Brian Atkins

    prediction- Boykin win dentist of the week award for demonstrating the stupidity of a sugar rich diet.

    • What Would Saracen Do?

      So Boykin’s new nickname is diabetes? Hmm….. I’m okay with that.

  • daggolden

    It means its like taking candy from a baby going after Boykins. What the hell does he think it means. Anyway everytime Boykins makes a play he should act like hes taking a bite out of a candy bar. On the other hand I guess the Steelers recievers could do the same. lol

  • Andy

    He should bring a Snickers bar on Sunday and stick it in his sock so just in case he gets a pick-six he can pull it out of his sock and offer it to the nearest Steelers player or jump up and hand it to someone in the crowd.

  • Johnny Domino

    Perhaps Boykin and Andy can meet Brown after the game for a ham sandwich.