Well-traveled cornerback Brandon Boykin will be traveling to a new NFL city.
D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Boykin will visit the Falcon on Monday.
A fourth-round draft pick of the Eagles in 2012, Philly traded him last year to the Steelers. Boykin barely contributed in one season with Pittsburgh, and he then signed with Carolina as a free agent.
Carolina’s decision to dump Boykin came only days after coach Ron Rivera explained that it would be impossible to fully assess the team’s rookie cornerbacks before they can engage in bump-and-run coverage and other contact drills at training camp. Apparently, they saw enough from Boykin to move on.
Whether Boykin can show the Falcons enough to get a job will be determined on Monday.