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    Per Pro Football Talk on Twitter.

    I would give up a 3rd or 4th for Boldin. Would you?
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    He's not worth trading for. Let them release him.
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    Not for a 3rd or 4th. They are backed against the wall and know they have no leverage.
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    He's an interesting option as a supplement/replacement for Lloyd, but giving up a 3rd/4th is too much for him under the circumstances, IMO.
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    I would not.
    FYI Pats do not have a 4th.

    He will be available pick free. Would use Pats 7th if his deal was reasonable.
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    I don't know if i take the risk he has said more then once if he's not a raven he is retiring let him get released and call his bluff
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    Ravens shopping Boldin

    Not worth a draft pick or $7.5M cap hit. He had a great playoff run but he is going to be 33 and hasn't had a 1000 yard season since 2009.
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    Well keep in mind that if you trade for him, you have him under control (presumably you trade for him on the condition of working out a contract). If you wait til he gets released, then you have to compete with a lot of other teams (potentially), and his $$ figure goes up, and you might not get him at all.

    So there's pros and cons to each approach.
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    You have a 2-2-1 formation.

    2 WRs - a slot reciever, and a wideout.

    2 TEs - Big tall go get him in Gronk and a shift move TE in Hernandez

    1 RB

    If you want another starting WR, who Boldin would certainly have to be, do you really want to duplicate another talent in Gronk?

    Get a downfield receiver for the wideout spot if you want a starter. Nothing wrong with another big strong guy to backup Gronk, but that's what he'd have to be - backup. If you bring in Boldin and start him along with Welker you'd have the slowest recieving core in the league.
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    Well, the offseason chess match in the NFC West continues
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    Cap hit would be 6.0
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    Now that was fair value. Nice move for the 49ers, as the NFCW arms race continues to ramp up.
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    it's too bad the Ravens wouldn't have taken a 6th from us for him.
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    And the Ravens trade him to a out of conference team. Get a pick for a guy they were most likely releasing by 4pm tomorrow.
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    NE didn't have a 6th to give
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    And just for giggles, what did we get for that 6th? If you had a 6th, would you have paid the money?
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    The Ravens weren't going to trade him to the Patriots under any circumstance except for maybe a first rounder. The Ravens are not going to help the best teams in the conference get better at their expense.
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    I don't know if I'd have made the deal. It would probably depend upon how much positive buzz I got about the defensive players during the "legal tampering period", because I'd be looking at multiple options and having to look at the remaining cap space after each option:

    Welker
    Lloyd

    Welker
    Boldin

    Welker
    Lloyd
    Boldin
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