Jarrett Boykin, Wide Receiver, Green Bay Packers
Receiver Jarrett Boykin is only 25 years of age and is just one season removed from recording a solid stat line of 49 receptions for 681 yards and three scores.
The toughest thing about being a wide receiver in Green Bay is there is an immense amount of talent and it can be easy to get lost, even when you are a 6’2” 217 pound player like Boykin.
It’s odd to see the huge drop in production especially when knowing how highly touted he was by head coach Mike McCarthy.
"“I just love the way he plays. He’s physical, his toughness, he’s relentless. I think he’s exceptional at the top of his route. You see his strength and balance to separate from a DB (defensive back). I think he’s had an excellent camp.”"
Somehow this became an indictment of the young man who the team had such big hopes for. Maybe a rough year would bring a low price for Houston and a chance at redemption for Boykin. This would be a win-win for both parties.
With the recent news that receiver Andre Johnson would like to be traded or cut, finding as many talented receivers as possible is a must for the Texans. As an added bonus Boykin does has some good experience on special teams, and no team can ever have too much help there.
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