Now, Boldin will surely be one of the 49ers' radar this offseason as they would surely like to keep him. If he were to test the market though, maybe the Patriots would show some interest. Boldin is not the tall, outside deep threat that many Pats fans may think that the team needs, but at 6 ft 1 in and 222 lbs, he has 'big play' written all over him. As for his price? That will likely be the issue.
Boldin made $6 million last season after refusing to take a $2 million reduction in order to stay in Baltimore. To be realistic, the Patriots will not spend this kind of money on a 33-year-old receiver. Will some other team? Who knows. If the market is somewhat soft or the Boldin's asking price leads to very few offers, maybe he won't demand as much and the Pats could swoop in. This seems like the only possible scenario considering that he already has a Super Bowl ring and taking a pay cut for a championship run is likely off the table.
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