Boldin played his best during the Ravens Super Bowl run. In four postseason games Boldin hauled in 22 catches for 380 yards and four touchdowns. In the Super Bowl, Boldin played like a beast, bringing in six passes for 104 yards and a touchdown.
Fellow wide receiver Torrey Smith voiced confusion at the move.
Torrey Smith (@TorreySmithWR) March 11, 2013
A few minutes after Smith's first tweet, he followed that up with a bit more emphasis.
This business is BS at times— Torrey Smith (@TorreySmithWR) March 11, 2013
Linebacker Jameel McClain seemed quite surprised by the move.
Really? Really? Man... This is crazy— Jameel McClain (@JameelMcClain) March 11, 2013
Veteran safety Bernard Pollard expressed his dislike of the way the NFL salary cap forces clubs to shed veteran players.
I hate the business side of this league! Don't get me wrong I understand it though.@anquanboldin you will be missed bro! Respect big bro.— Bernard Pollard Jr (@Crushboy31) March 11, 2013
Ravens fullback Vonta Leach echoed McClain's confusion.
Safety and special teams player Christian Thompson let out a little frustration after seeing the move.
Damn! Y we did that?— Christian Thompson (@C_33_T) March 11, 2013
That ish crazy. This business can have u whirlwind if you get caught up in it. Ima stick to what I know: BALLIN— Christian Thompson (@C_33_T) March 11, 2013