Miami Dolphins Missed Out By Not Making a Serious Bid for Anquan Boldin

March 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Last week, Anquan Boldin and a fifth-round pick were traded from the Arizona Cardinals to the Baltimore Ravens for third- and fourth-round selections in the 2010 Draft. 
The move made sense for both sides. It gave the Cardinals value for the disgruntled receiver they would likely lose in a year anyway. And it gave the Ravens the play-making presence at the position they have so desperately sought for years.
The price wasn't too steep to acquire Boldin and the value was high enough for Arizona to justify making the deal. It was a win-win.
So why didn't the Miami Dolphins get involved? Their need for a wideout is arguably greater than the Ravens and yet even at a relatively reasonable asking price, Miami's front office wasn't even part of the bidding. 
Bill Parcells and Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland covet picks and feel a championship roster starts with the Draft. Free agency and trades are supplemental to Miami's plans....

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