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I Don't Want Q to Leave

When I read that Anquan Boldin was being asked to take a pay cut or risk being released, I was upset. This was the guy that made clutch catch after clutch catch, and scored touchdown after touchdown. Remember that 3rd and 1 in the Super Bowl when Flacco switched out of a run to a pass play? Remember when Joe heaved that ball up in the air and Q starting to jump up to get it with a 49er cornerback draped all over him? Remember when you thought, oh man... how is Q going to make that catch, he's got a guy all over him!? Remember when Q made that catch? Remember when you thought to yourself "wow"? I do.

Anquan defined what it meant to "Play like a Raven". Hardnosed, gritty and physical. Anquan didn't mind going on a drag route in the middle of the field, he didn't care about getting punched in the mouth... he knew he could give it right back.. Whenever we needed a first down, a touchdown, I always looked to where 81 was lined up because he was the only guy I trusted to make the play.

Off the field, Anquan is the nicest guy, giving game balls to fans and giving his gloves away during the pre-game. I was always happy to see Q come out of the tunnel, and I just wish I could have gotten the chance to meet him, to talk to him.

Anquan, I wish you the best, and I really hope things work out. You've been one of my favorite players ever since you came, and I just want you to know that you deserve everything in this world, including happiness and healthiness.

Q needs to reitre a Raven, whenever that may be, because he was meant to be one from the very start of his football career.

The opinions posted here are those of the administrator of this blog and his loyal readers. They are in no way official comments from the team, and should not be misconstued as such, even though he thinks he could do just as well or even a better job!

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