Anquan Boldin RUMORS & NEWS

  • 49ers not interested in re-signing Anquan Boldin and Reggie Bush

    Sportsnaut "The San Francisco 49ers are apparently parting ways with a couple veterans from their disappointing 2015 team. According to Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area, the team has not expressed any interest in bringing back wide receiver Anquan Boldin or running back Reggie Bush. Bush is not surprising...." May 12

  • High-impact Boldin not rushing free-agent decision; possible destinations?

    CBS Sports "For the first time in his career, Anquan Boldin is a free agent. But he's in no rush to sign a contract with a new team -- yet. That might seem odd since at 35 he's on the downside of his career, and you would think he'd want to lock up a deal to know his future after spending the past three..." April 14

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    Mike Rodak @mikerodak

    Doug Whaley said “it would be tough, for what we have” to sign a veteran WR like Anquan Boldin. But adds he would “never say never."

  • 49ers return for Anquan Boldin would come “later than sooner”

    CSN Bay Area "The 49ers have not entered into any contract talks with free-agent wide receiver Anquan Boldin, the team’s leading pass-catcher in each of his three seasons with the club. “Right now, we’ve had no discussions with Anquan up to this point,” 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said Tuesday at the..." March 25

  • 49ers, Anquan Boldin not holding contract talks for now

    Niners Nation "The San Francisco 49ers and wide receiver Anquan Boldin have not held contract talks thus far, and nothing seems to be on the horizon. Trent Baalke chatted with Matt Maiocco about Boldin's status, and offered this comment: "Right now, we've had no discussions with Anquan up to this point,"..." March 22

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    Joel Corry @corryjoel

    2016-2018 contract years for 49ers WR Anquan Boldin void today. He will be UFA on 3/9. $2.727M of dead money for 49ers from voiding years.

  • Anquan Boldin honored as NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year

    The Score "San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin was named the 2015 Walter Payton Man of the Year on Saturday during the NFL Honors awards show. Boldin was acknowledged for his role in establishing the Anquan Boldin (Q81) Foundation in 2004, a charity that helps expand educational options for..." February 07

  • Boldin curious what Kelly has in mind for 49ers' offense

    CSN Bay Area "Two years ago, just prior to the start of the free-agent signing period, wide receiver Anquan Boldin decided to re-sign with the 49ers. Again, Boldin is scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent. It is possible he will not know for another six weeks what the future holds for him. “I’ll..." January 28

  • Anquan Boldin has not yet spoken with 49ers about new contract

    Niners Nation "San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin was recently named a finalist for the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. He was named along with Eli Manning and Benjamin Watson, with the winner being announced the night before the Super Bowl. The award honors players for their..." January 26

  • Manning, Boldin, Watson finalists for Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year

    The Score "New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin and New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson are the 2015 finalists for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award. The award recognizes a player's accomplishments in the community in addition to his..." January 24

  • Niners receiver Anquan Boldin catches 1,000th career pass

    ESPN "San Francisco 49ers receiver Anquan Boldin on Sunday became just the 13th NFL player with at least 1,000 career receptions. Niners quarterback Blaine Gabbert, on the first snap of Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions, threw a short pass to Boldin, who gained 5 yards on the play to reach the..." December 27

  • 49ers' Boldin not looking to retire

    Oakland Tribune "Anquan Boldin, recovering from a hamstring strain, is trying his darndest to get back into a 49ers uniform. That goes for their next game, at Seattle on Nov. 22, as well as beyond this season. "No, this isn't the end," Boldin said of his 13-year career, while conducting a phone interview..." November 13

  • Anquan Boldin hurt hamstring Thursday, won’t practice Friday

    Pro Football Talk "A struggling 49ers offense has a tough opponent in front of them Sunday in the Rams defense and it looks like there’s a good chance that they’ll be missing wide receiver Anquan Boldin for the game. Boldin hurt his hamstring during practice on Thursday and coach Jim Tomsula said that he would..." October 30

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    San Francisco 49ers @49ers

    Inactives for #SEAvsSF. #TNF

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #49ers WR Anquan Boldin is battling a hamstring injury, and will work out pregame to gauge his status. But he’s pushing hard to play.

  • 49ers’ Anquan Boldin advises Colin Kaepernick to be wary of advice

    Sacramento Bee "Some observers insist the 49ers' Colin Kaepernick needs to become a more dedicated pocket passer. Others are adamant that his strength is his athleticism and that he should run more often. Anquan Boldin's advice to his quarterback? "To be honest with you, I just think he has to just block..." April 08

  • 49ers' Boldin seeking closure in return to Baltimore

    San Jose Mercury News "An exhibition opener shouldn't mean much for a 12th-year veteran. But these are special circumstances for Anquan Boldin. Closure is on Boldin's mind as he begins another potential Super Bowl run. He wants to thank Baltimore Ravens fans, a year and a half after his stunning trade to the 49ers, a..." August 07

  • Steve Smith: 'I'm not Anquan Boldin'

    Baltimore Sun "Now that wide receiver Steve Smith has arrived in Baltimore via his three-year, $11 million contract, he fills the void of physicality and toughness created a year ago when the Ravens traded Anquan Boldin to the San Francisco 49ers following a contract dispute. Both Smith and Boldin excel at..." March 17

  • Boldin signs two-year contract extension with 49ers

    CSN Bay Area "Wide receiver Anquan Boldin, the 49ers MVP in his first season with the club, will be back for a second year with the organization. Boldin announced via Twitter that he is officially back with the team. The deal is a two-year extension, a source told, and is worth $12 million,..." March 03

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    Matt Barrows @mattbarrows

    Expect the money in Anquan Boldin's deal to be similar to the three-year, $17.5M deal Reggie Wayne got in 2012. Question is 2 or 3 years.

  • Harbaugh, Kaepernick, Boldin deals are priorities for 49ers

    Pro Football Talk "As the San Francisco 49ers try to get back to the Super Bowl and win it, they’ve got some offseason business to deal with. Their priority list contains at least three names: Jim Harbaugh, Colin Kaepernick, and Anquan Boldin. Per a league source, the plans will come into better focus after..." February 13

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    As for other FAs, I’m told #49ers want WR Anquan Boldin back and the feeling is mutual. I’d expect something to get done to keep him.

  • Boldin hints that he plans to stay with the 49ers

    Pro Football Talk "49ers receiver Anquan Boldin will be a free agent in less than two months. But it sounds like he plans to re-sign in San Francisco. “Thank you @49ers fans for embracing my family and I during our first year in San Francisco,” Boldin said moments ago on Twitter. “Your support this year was..." January 20

  • 49ers' Boldin passionate about charity work

    San Jose Mercury News "Anquan Boldin grew up poor, something he learned only later in life. "I didn't realize I was poor because everybody else around me was in the same situation," he said. Now that he's making $6 million a year, the 49ers receiver has a belated understanding of what it means to struggle..." November 09

  • Anquan Boldin not buying NFL's safety claims

    San Jose Mercury News "Wide receiver Anquan Boldin took a critical swipe at the NFL's new emphasis on player safety on Monday saying "I think the league is covering their butt to be honest with you." The 49ers wideout was taking part in an online chat with the Bay Area Group and fans when he was asked if he had seen..." October 15

  • 49ers' pass attack has mostly been Boldin

    Sacramento Bee "Anquan Boldin said he and Larry Fitzgerald remain close and still keep in touch after six seasons together in Arizona when they were the league's most fearsome receiving duo. You have to wonder if the theme of their recent messages has been: Wish you were here. Both enter today's game at..." October 13

  • Anquan Boldin seeing double, 49ers seeking another WR weapon

    Sacramento Bee "Anquan Boldin has seen double teams before in his 11-year career. But never quite as many as have been thrown at him and the 49ers in the first five games of the season. "At times but not as much" Boldin said today when asked if he saw double coverage in Arizona and Baltimore. Offensive..." October 10

  • Boldin, Gore expect different looks from Seahawks

    CSN Bay Area "Wide receiver Anquan Boldin expects to receive a lot more attention Sunday night when the 49ers travel to face the Seattle Seahawks. And 49ers running back Frank Gore figures the Seahawks learned from the Green Bay Packers’ mistakes and will not devote all their attention toward stopping the..." September 12

  • 49ers list Kyle Williams as starting receiver opposite Anquan Boldin

    San Jose Mercury News "Kyle Williams isn't surprised that he's listed with Anquan Boldin as the 49ers' starting wideouts for Sunday's season opener. But Williams insisted this won't be a two-man show. "That's how always we do things: we do it by committee" Williams said Tuesday. "I'll take on the responsibilities as..." September 04

  • Where things stand at wide receiver for 49ers

    Sacramento Bee "All eyes were on the wide receiver position when the 49ers opened training camp and the glare only has intensified in the three weeks since. Here's my best guess/analysis on where things stand at the position. In my mind there are three locks for the 53-man squad. Anquan Boldin obviously is one..." August 13

  • Anquan Boldin warns Congress and White House about abuses in Africa

    San Francisco Chronicle "49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin spent Monday in Washington D.C. meeting with congressional leaders and the White House about injustices he witnessed in Africa. Boldin was on a mission to Africa when the 49ers traded a sixth-round pick to the Ravens for Boldin just before April’s NFL..." June 25

  • Anquan Boldin looks sharp in OTA’s

    San Francisco Chronicle "A few interesting items can be gleaned from Jim Harbaugh’s transcript today. The most important concerns wide receiver Anquan Boldin, who, according to blog posts, established a quick chemistry with all the quarterbacks, including starter Colin Kaepernick during Tuesday’s organized team activity..." May 31

  • Boldin trade came together quickly after Harbaugh-to-Harbaugh call

    CSN Bay Area "Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh called his brother, Jim, to see if he would be interested in a trade for veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin. So was Jim suspicious that his sibling would call to propose a trade? "Oh, I'm sure he probably was suspicious," John Harbaugh said Tuesday..." March 19

  • Anquan Boldin to be traded to San Francisco 49ers "Seeking salary-cap relief, the Baltimore Ravens desperately want Anquan Boldin to accept a $2 million reduction in pay for the 2013 season. A man of principle, Boldin is sticking to his guns about playing under the contract he originally signed. With both sides at a standstill, general manager..." March 11

  • Anquan Boldin traded from Ravens to 49ers for sixth-round draft pick

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens have traded veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin to the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for a sixth-round draft pick, according to league sources with knowledge of the situation. Boldin, 32, was involved in a contract dispute with the Ravens, who asked him to lower his $6 million base..." March 11

  • Joe Flacco: Anquan Boldin should 'stick to his guns'

    USA Today "Having once taken a stand and delivered on his idea that he should be paid like an elite quarterback, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco supports teammate Anquan Boldin's desire to be paid in full by the Super Bowl champions. Boldin told USA TODAY Sports he was unwilling to take a pay cut..." March 10

  • Report: Anquan Boldin has 50-50 chance with Ravens "Anquan Boldin isn't ready to confirm Saturday's report that he rejected the Baltimore Ravens' proposal for a reduced salary, but he's no longer entertaining the idea of retirement if he's released "When I signed with the Ravens, I signed for four years," Boldin told USA Today on Saturday. "With..." March 10

  • Ravens asking Anquan Boldin to take $2 million paycut, sources say

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens asked veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin to accept a $2 million paycut of his $6 million base salary, according to league sources with knowledge of the situation. In what remains a fluid situation, Boldin has declined. Depending on whether this financial dispute is resolved, it..." March 10

  • Anquan Boldin rejects Ravens offer, bracing to test market

    USA Today "Anquan Boldin could soon be looking for work as an NFL free agent, contrary to a previous statement by the Baltimore Ravens receiver that he would retire rather than join another team. Boldin has rejected a Ravens proposal to reduce his salary, and is preparing to become an unrestricted free..." March 09

  • Ravens push pay cut on Boldin?

    Fox Sports "A Super Bowl XLVII hero is being asked to take a pay cut to remain with the Baltimore Ravens. A source told that the Ravens want wide receiver Anquan Boldin to renegotiate the $6 million base salary he is set to earn in 2013. Otherwise, Boldin will be released before Tuesday’s..." March 09

  • Boldin's playoff numbers add up

    CSN Baltimore "Opposing teams were keeping a close eye on Ravens' speedster Torrey Smith during the playoffs. That helped Anquan Boldin stay a little busier, and he made those other teams pay. Boldin made 22 catches for 380 yards and four touchdowns in the playoffs, a big reason quarterback Joe Flacco and..." March 07

  • Boldin says he'll retire if let go by Ravens "Coming off a killer postseason, Anquan Boldin proved to be a money receiver. But he's willing to call it a career if the Baltimore Ravens let him walk in free agency. "For me that's not something that I worry about," Boldin said on NBC Sports Network's "Pro Football Talk" on Friday. "I think..." February 09

  • Anquan Boldin Could Be Cap Casualty for Ravens, Which Should Attract Interest From Patriots

    NESN "Joe Flacco won the MVP award for Super Bowl XLVII, but Anquan Boldin was the hero who made it happen. Boldin caught six passes for 104 yards and a touchdown to help the Ravens win the big game. But even with his impressive contributions, the reliable receiver seems unlikely to return to Baltimore..." February 07

  • Boldin comes through in Super Bowl

    CSN Baltimore "Anquan Boldin's consistency has been amazing throughout the post-season. He kept making big plays throughout, and did it again Sunday as the Ravens hung on for a 34-31 victory over the 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans. Boldin finished with six catches for 104 yards and one touchdown in..." February 04

  • Former Pahokee star Anquan Boldin of Baltimore Ravens has big game, wins first Super Bowl

    Palm Beach Post "Anquan Boldin triumphantly raised both arms over his head, but this was no touchdown signal. Boldin's reaction on the Baltimore Ravens' sideline came after Colin Kaepernick's fourth-down fade pass to Michael Crabtree with 1:46 left fell harmlessly to the turf, ending the San Francisco 49ers'..." February 04

  • Chance for Anquan Boldin to write different ending

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Four years ago, Anquan Boldin saw his Super Bowl-winning dream end when Pittsburgh scored the go-ahead touchdown with 35 seconds remaining to defeat Arizona. One trade, 67 regular season/playoff games, 302 catches and 23 touchdowns later, Boldin is again on the cusp of a..." February 03

  • Anquan Boldin's other priorities include helping Ethiopians

    Tampa Bay Times "Third and 8 is hard. Anquan Boldin can tell you all about the defensive backs who will tug and pull as a receiver tries to find space in traffic. Catching the ball over the middle is hard. Boldin knows about that, too, the way safeties will attempt to separate a receiver from the football by..." February 01

  • Anquan Boldin's Super Bowl role reversal

    ESPN "WWide receiver Anquan Boldin is one of four Ravens with Super Bowl experience, but he's enjoying this experience much better than his last. Four years ago, when he was with the Cardinals, Boldin got into a sideline shouting match with Todd Haley after he was removed during the team's..." January 31

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