Ravens vs. Chiefs: Anquan Boldin Needs To Re-Emerge For Baltimore Ravens

January 9, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Ravens vs. Chiefs has a number of talented wide receivers spread across both teams' rosters, but none came into the 2010 season with loftier expectations than recently-imported Baltimore Ravens wide out Anquan Boldin.
Boldin had long wanted to leave the Arizona Cardinals, who had him behind Larry Fitzgerald on the depth chart and didn't want to pay him like a number one receiver. Despite his grouping with another elite receiver in Arizona, he still managed to post 1,000 yard receiving seasons in both 2008 and 2009.
He was traded to Baltimore prior to this season, and all expectations were that he would blossom as he'd slide right into the number one receiver role and become Joe Flacco's go-to downfield wide receiver.
His season got off to a great start, catching seven passes for 110 yards in Week 1's win over the New York Jets.
Through the first seven games, before Baltimore's bye week, Boldin had been producing close to or at expectations. He'd averaged 74 yards re...

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