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Expect Boldin moved next week

Posted on: April 16, 2009 9:16 am
Edited on: April 17, 2009 6:03 am
 

At some point next week, before the draft on Saturday, there is a good chance the Arizona Cardinals will trade receiver Anquan Boldin.

There are a variety of reasons why. They think they have enough talent behind Larry Fitzgerald to get by in their passing game. They don't want to give him a Fitzgerald-like contract. They also are tiring of his act. And there is some thinking among Cardinals insiders that he is jealous of Fitzgerald's success.

The Cardinals put it out there Wednesday that they received calls from teams inquiring about Boldin. Why the rush to let that information out? They want to make a move before the draft, if they make a move at all.

So where does he go? Many speculate Philadelphia or to the Giants. But here's one to strongly consider: Jacksonville. The Jaguars have discussed a trade with the Cardinals and they are in the market for a receiver.

The Jaguars are also struggling to sell tickets and landing a Florida kid who played at Florida State could help that problem. If Boldin were to come to the Jaguars, he would immediately become their No. 1 receiver without a doubt.

It makes sense. It wouldn't cost the Jaguars their No. 8 pick in the first round, but probably later picks and maybe a future first-round pick to land Boldin. In the past, Boldin has said he would like to play for his homestate Miami Dolphins. The Jaguars are also in Florida and they have a much bigger need at receiver than do the Dolphins.

The Jaguars have the cap room to give Boldin the five-year deal he wants and they've always had a good relationship with his agent, Drew Rosenhaus.

It makes too much sense for it not to happen. Then again, sense doesn't always rule in the NFL.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Since: Sep 12, 2006
Posted on: April 20, 2009 4:14 am
 

Quan to Eagles or Giants?

 

Looks like he'll land with 1 of these 2 teams since the Jags seem destined to get Torry Holt, and the Cards are going to want a 1st rounder in return, and the Jags arent trading the 8th pick overall.

Philly's pick is #21, Giants pick after them, so common sense might indicate he would be dealt to Philly but I cant imagine the Cards are crazy about trading him to Philly, or NY, 2 of the best teams in the NFC.  My guess is they'd rather deal him to someone in the AFC for a #1, if such a team exists.  Then there's the biggest matter - signing him to a long-term deal, which will basically have to be in place before the deal is made.

Boldin would flourish in either situation, both Philly and New York have very productive offenses as it is, Boldin would just strengthen each unit.  One would think Boldin fits best with the Eagles McNabb's laser arm better suits Boldin running those slant routes he likes to run.  McNabb can put the ball on Boldin much quicker than Eli is capable of doing.  That said, I don't think Boldin cares where he goes, as long as someone gives him the $ he wants.

I will say this, whichever team does land him, be it Philly or New York, that team becomes the favorite to win the NFC.




Since: Aug 19, 2006
Posted on: April 20, 2009 12:39 am
 

Expect Boldin moved next week

Wake up, pretty much every last story on here (cbssports) is either junk just copy and pasted off of AP news, or "analysis" of information from espn/nfl.

 

Honestly you can't be expecting much, but rather, you should expect it by now, heh.

 

As far as Prisco and Judge, well, yeah, they basically state obvious information or take the most ridiculous of viewpoints on every issue there is to try and get more attention.

 

I don't know, I"m rambling a bit, but anyways, just expect it and get used to it if you're going to be here, heh.

 

 




Since: Oct 2, 2006
Posted on: April 20, 2009 12:24 am
 

Expect Boldin moved next week

Hey  guys!!! Lets not get  so pumped up yet. The Bears still have 6 picks in the draft. They could easily give a 2 and 4 or 5 Rd. pick for Boldin. The Bears have alot of options. Everybody wants to cut the Bears down for the Cutler deal. I think it was a great move. If Cutler were in the draft this year he would be a #1 pick. And also the Bears still have a round 2 pick. Cutler is a proven Q.B. Is Matt stafford? It could be done also that the Bears give up there 2and 4 and maybe next years 3 for Boldin. But ask yourself!!! Whom would you rather have Boldin or any of the top 10 W.R. in the draft? I would trade in a minute. Would you? Boldin is a stud, Just like my man Jay Cutler. I told my friend at work when Denver Drafted Cutler that they had the Q.B. of the future. Now he is pissed cause I am a Bears fan. LOL!!! i Honestly think J.A. will go after Tory Holt or Boldin. We need a #1 Rec. to go with Cutler. We have a running Game for sure All I have to say is Matt Forte!!! GoBears!!!




Since: Jan 15, 2009
Posted on: April 19, 2009 9:15 pm
 

Expect Boldin moved next week

How can you be demanding to be traded when you have two years left on your current contract, what you should be doing is firing your agents if you didn't like the deal in the first place you should have sign it.




Since: May 6, 2007
Posted on: April 19, 2009 6:24 pm
 

Expect Boldin moved next week

Don't be surprised!

....if he ends up as a Raven in Baltimore.  GM Ozzie is letting this play out, but Baltimore makes sense for both.  He would become the #1 Guy.  Flacco is an up and coming stud, and Baltimore will be able to offer what other teams can't/won't.  A 1st (26th) and 3rd round picks in this years draft! 




Since: Sep 27, 2007
Posted on: April 19, 2009 12:41 pm
 

Expect Boldin moved next week

Ripper, I hope you are right. However, given the fact that Andy Reid rarely gives up a #1 pick for anything, this situation is highly unlikely. Having already traded one of them for Jason Peters makes it even less likely to happen. There is a strong RB group coming out this year, and I think the Eagles are pinning their hopes on grabbing one of them with the other 1st round pick they have.  Wide Receiver has NEVER been a priority for Reid, so unless he does a total 180 with his coaching/drafting philosophy, I wouldnt get your hopes up on Mr. Boldin.

The best case scenerio, though even LESS likely, would be to trade next years first rounder, and a 3rd and/or 5th this year for Anquan. And grab a RB like the kid from UCONN this year. This would fix all of their problems -- short term and long term, and make them an INSTANT Super Bowl threat for as long as Donovan McNabb is an Eagle.

So get ready for another frustrating year of Eagles football where the Defense is great, and the offense moves the ball well between the 20's, and cant score TD's in the Redzone due to not having an Anquan Boldin/Tony Gonzalez type threat in that area.




Since: Sep 20, 2006
Posted on: April 19, 2009 12:29 pm
 

Expect Boldin moved next week

 

Breaking News! Prisco is predicting that it will rain somewhere in the United States next week! We sure are lucky to have the Great Pete Prisco to predict the future. What's next Pete? You gonna predict that some college player somewhere will get drafted by an unnamed NFL team on Saturday? Quit retreading stories that knowledgeable sports fans already know. You embarASSed yourself so much with your coverage of the Jay Cutler saga that I had high hopes CBS would finally disconnect your interenet connection.




Since: Jan 28, 2008
Posted on: April 19, 2009 11:30 am
 

Expect Boldin moved next week

and how are you expecting to trade for boldin and address your running situation. say you trade a 1,3 and a 6 for boldin, which would be required, where are you going to get your runningback-in the 2nd round when you draft in the high 50's. they will all be gone. philly basically lost out on boldin when they traded for peters. and the giants will get edwards, so the eagles will get screwed again. 




Since: Apr 19, 2009
Posted on: April 19, 2009 9:21 am
 

Expect Boldin moved next week

Boldin is a very good reciever...but I think teams should be cautiouce(SP) to give up much for him.  He is just proving that he doesn't care about the greater good of any team to make them Super Bowl contenders and all he cares about is his own personal gain.

 




Since: Apr 16, 2009
Posted on: April 19, 2009 4:24 am
 

Expect Boldin moved next week

It is hard to believe that this guy has a job, and I can't find one. This guy is a complete fraud. I hope CBS see's this soon!!!!!!! He is unreall. What does he do all day read whatever everyone else is saying. Then say it's time to put something on paper. When he's original, he's a joke.

I'm sorry, copy of of others, it's better reading, PETE.



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