49ers reaping rewards of Boldin trade

Discarded by Baltimore, Anquan Boldin has helped to spark 49ers' postseason run

Originally Published: January 14, 2014
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

Anquan Boldin isn't bitter.

A little hurt, maybe. A little scarred. No one likes to be discarded.

It doesn't matter now, though. As much as he wanted to stay in Baltimore -- although, understandably, not enough to take a $2 million pay cut -- Boldin is in the perfect spot. It could not have worked out better, for him or the San Francisco 49ers.

For Baltimore, not so much.

But this isn't about bitterness or regret or rubbing his success in the face of his former employer. ...

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