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Brandon Boykin visiting Falcons Monday

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The free agent cornerback was recently released by the Panthers.

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The Falcons still could use a stopgap cornerback, at the very least, and Brandon Boykin recently became available. As you might expect, there's a level of interest there.

Boykin stands just 5'9" and has bounced around a ton, but he's played well in the slot when he's had the chance, and offers some legitimate special teams value. Even if you don't trust him because the Panthers cut ties with him--something I believe was motivated more by the players they added in the draft and immediately afterwards, more than anything else--you're only really going to be counting on him for four games. Then Jalen Collins will be back, and Boykin doesn't have to be anything more than the fourth cornerback, assuming Collins has improved from his rookie season.

This is a signing I would wholeheartedly support, so let's hope it happens.