Seeking salary-cap relief, the Baltimore Ravens desperately wanted Anquan Boldin to accept a $2 million reduction in pay for the 2013 season. He didn't and now he's off to San Francisco to join the team he played against in Super Bowl XLVII.
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Torrey Smith (@TorreySmithWR) March 11, 2013
The boldin trade wow. Do we even win the game with out him?â Brendon Ayanbadejo (@brendon310) March 11, 2013
Great move for the 49's in acquiring Anquan Bolden in trade. Wow only for a 6th rd draft pick. Bad move for Baltimore. Not smart. #pressure5â Donovan McNabb (@donovanjmcnabb) March 11, 2013
Ravens give up their MVP for a bubble gum wrapper?â Warren Sapp (@WarrenSapp) March 11, 2013
Man the Ravens trippinâ Brian Witherspoon (@Spoony29) March 11, 2013
Wow, Baltimore traded Anquan to the 49ers after the year and playoffs he had? wow!!!!! nobody is safe.. scratches head!â Alphonso Smith (@AlphonsoSmith2) March 11, 2013
Really? Really? Man... This is crazyâ Jameel McClain (@JameelMcClain) March 11, 2013
Lol the niners would trade for a receiverâ Bruce Irvin (@BIrvin_WVU11) March 11, 2013
I hate the business side of this league! Don't get me wrong I understand it though.@anquanboldin you will be missed bro! Respect big bro.â Bernard Pollard Jr (@Crushboy31) March 11, 2013
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This business is BS at timesâ Torrey Smith (@TorreySmithWR) March 11, 2013