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What happened to trash talk in the NFL? I didn’t play in the league in the late 1980s (or ever), but I’d imagine that shots about weight, imagined sexual preference, penis size, and mothers were the norm. Not anymore, apparently.

Last week, LeSean McCoy continued his lame feud with Osi Umenyirorionsbelt by calling the Giants lineman a ballerina. That was after Umenyukontrail called McCoy Lady Gaga and a Chihuahua. 

Today, Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown picked on the little kid in the playground, Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykins, in a similarly silly manner: [Observer-Reporter]

The Steelers (1-2) will be looking for a more advantageous matchup when they host the Eagles ( 3 1) Sunday, namely, whoever is matched up with Philadelphia’s third corner, rookie Brandon Boykin, a fourth-round pick out of Georgia.

“That’s the candy bar,” said Steelers Pro Bowl receiver Antonio Brown with a sly smile.

Snickers or Milky Way?

“Snickers,” he replied


Lame. But if I’m Boykins, I accept the challenge with: Hungry? Why wait? Actually, I demand that Boykins responds that way. Though I suspect it will be with something equally as weak.

via Eagles 24/7