NFL: Anquan Boldin retires

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  1. spintheblackcircle

    spintheblackcircle ...so that happened.

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    Guess he didn't want to be part of tank
     
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    Gene Parmesan Dedicated to babies who came feet first

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    Talk of trading Taylor and McCoy probably didn't help.
     
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    Blackhawkswincup RIP Fugu

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    That is part of tank I am talking about

    Buffalo was odd spot for him to land to begin with since well expectations are pretty low at this point in Buffalo and that is before potential loss of Taylor/McCoy
     
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    one of my all time favorite WR's. it was awesome having him in a ravens uniform and even better that he won a SB there
     
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    He can still play a complimentary red zone threat/possession receiver role somewhere. Knowing his limitations due to age and decline, I imagine his market wasn't too great to begin with.

    But realistically he has nothing left to prove either.
     
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    Teams want their non starting WR to contribute on Special Teams, something that Bolden at this point in his career isn't going to do.
     
  8. Gene Parmesan

    Gene Parmesan Dedicated to babies who came feet first

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    No they don't. Maybe a #5 or 6 but Boldin is still a good player and no coach would make him play Special Teams.
     
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    Boldin has an extremely specific fit as a slot WR. The fit on the Bills made sense when they had Watkins, but with Matthews it doesn't make sense anymore.

    I think the Bills have one more move to make at WR. Sammie Coates is on the roster bubble in Pittsburgh and would be someone worth looking at to play outside, or someone with a similar skillset to him.
     
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    What the Faulk You'll know when you go

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    Philly Brown is an outside guy that I forgot they had, but he isn't very good.
     
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    I'm thinking his wife may have wanted him to join the punt and KO coverage teams.
     
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    Gene Parmesan Dedicated to babies who came feet first

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    He's ****** though. Is Justin Hunter taking Coates role? The big fast guy who can get open but is 50/50 on catching the ball? :laugh:
     
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    DHB, Hunter, and Coates have that job covered. Probably only one making the team, though. Maybe two if they keep DHB for special teams.
     

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