Anquan Boldin's stay with the Buffalo Bills lasted less than a fortnight. The receiver signed with the Bills on August 7. After 13 days, he left the club and informed the team he's retiring, per the team. ESPN's Jim Trotter first reported the news. "We respect Anquan's decision to retire from the NFL," Bills GM Brandon Beane said in a statement. "We appreciate the time he gave us over the past two weeks. He is one of the best receivers to play this game and we wish him and his family all the best moving forward." Boldin retires following 14 sensational NFL seasons after being drafted in the second round by the Arizona Cardinals in 2003. Boldin paired with Larry Fitzgerald for six seasons in the desert to form one of the most devastating receiving combos in the NFL. After seven years with the Cards, he moved to Baltimore for three seasons before three years in San Francisco. Boldin spent 2016 with the Detroit Lions. One of the greatest possession receivers in NFL history, Boldin ranks 14th all-time in receiving yards with 13,779 on 1,076 receptions with 82 touchdowns.
Veteran WR Anquan Boldin retires after 14 seasons
NFL.com | Aug 21