Ravens Receiver Plans: Out of Marshall Sweepstakes; In on Boldin, Walter

March 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Since midnight Friday morning, NFL free agency is officially underway. Rumors have been flying across the league on the likes of Julius Peppers, along with the trade market of Brandon Marshall and Anquan Boldin.
The Baltimore Ravens, who are finally showing they will upgrade the receiving corps for Joe Flacco, have been linked to both of those guys and others.
There is an update on the likely situation. I don't believe it comes as a surprise to people in the Maryland area, but the Ravens are most likely out of the Brandon Marshall sweepstakes, according to SI.com's Peter King.
Instead, they are focused acquiring on Arizona Cardinals receiver Anquan Boldin via trade and free agent Kevin Walter.
Most of the time, King is a reliable source, so I am going to believe him when I said I told you so.
If you are an NFL fan in general, you may be scratching your head. Why wouldn't the Ravens part with a first-round pick for arguably one of the top three receivers in foot...

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