For the past two weeks, Boykin has taken over as the primary kick returner. Against Oakland, Boykin returned a kickoff for 41 yards, the longest by an Eagle this season. He was back to return the kickoffs last Sunday in Green Bay, but did not get a return opportunity. Head coach Chip Kelly called the return situation a "fluctuating" one on Wednesday saying he will likely utilize a rotation. Boykin has no issue with stepping up and handling return duty if called upon.
"It's not a problem. The return game is just one play. You go out there, get a return and try to get as many yards as you can. I'm able to balance it," Boykin said. "I'm pretty much on every phase. It's a huge part of the game and I think we're improving. We're doing a great job of giving our offense field position and our defense."
Boykin played a total of 54 snaps on defense and an additional 23 on special teams in the win over the Packers. The Eagles also have