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A postgame one-on-one with Anquan Boldin

NEW ORLEANS --  I promised you I'd try to catch up with Arizona Cardinals receiver Anquan Boldin after this playoff game between the Saints and Cardinals.

I keep my promises.

And the news for Dolphins fans hoping to see Boldin in a Dolphins uniform next season is not great.

Boldin, you see, told me as he walked out of the Arizona locker room that he will not request a trade this offseason.

"No," Boldin told me following Arizona's 45-14 loss to New Orleans said. "I'm going to let it play out."

Boldin is under contract to Arizona for the 2010 season at a scheduled pay of $3 million. It is the final year of his deal. And considering he's a 1,000-yard caliber receiver, he believes he has been underpaid for some time and wants the deal redone.

Because of that, Boldin has, through his agents, asked for a new contract and even requested to be traded in the past when a new contract didn't come.

That approach is apparently changing for Boldin.

"I can't do anything one way or the other," he said. "If I go to them and request a trade, it don't matter. I'm under contract for another year. So no matter what I say or do, that won't change anything. I'm under contract for another year. So whatever happens, it depends on what the Cardinals want to do. I'm not worried about it at all."

Boldin also has no concern about the perception he's become injury-prone. He'll be 30 years old in October and missed these playoffs due to knee and ankle issues.

"I'm fine," he insisted. "I don't have anything that requires surgery or anthing. I'm fine."

Boldin knew when he was speaking with me he was talking to a Florida constituency because I told him I work for The Miami Herald. I asked him if he's ever thought about coming back to his home state of Florida and playing for the Dolphins.

"I've always been concentrating on my team," he said. "I can only help the Cardinals and that's it."


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Dont worry H8dpats,I'm sure there's still some very good Defensive Coordinators still involved in the playoffs so we cant talk to them until they're out. As for the players...they'll come.

Can't let these a''hole s hang around

Ak , Yeah by river road and blvd east.

That missed FG could haunt SD.

Not if this is the best the Jets Offense have to offer :)

I'm haunted it's not 46-0 yet... I want a complete pounding so we don't have to listen to any crying till next Sept

Ted Ginn!!!

Conservative call for San Diego

This punter is good.

Why would they run 3rd and long when LT's avg 2 yards a carry..

Dude I wa going nuts during that Ted ginn highlight got some dirty looks

Giving Sanchump to much time

Who is Fill Simms going for?

Lol AK

Norv turner is always doing this... He thinks he will win 7-0 the guy is like a Dave wanstedt junior... The guy just wants to run out the clock... Choker!!!!

Rex Ryan looks like John Candy in Uncle Buck wearing that sweater vest.... Hahah

Time for ReXXXL Ryan's half time snack: 3 pop tarts, a drumstck, a bowl of Captain Crunch, a slice of Swiss cheese, 4 hush puppies, and a Twinkie. Washed down with. Yoo-hoo.

Kaeding is terrible after rackers suisham and kaeding I appreciate carpenter more

Bigger Tool:

Dan Douchedorf
Phil Rimms?

Shannon sharpe does sound like Mushmouth from fat albert, Daba duba !! Daba duba !! daba duba !!

@Ziggy: "better than any receiver in Miami in over 20 years"

The Marks brothers were here until 1992 and 1993. Duper had a 1000+ yard season in 1991. Clayton was a pro-bowler the same year.

I am nitpicking, of course. We have had some decent receivers since, e.g. Irving Fryar, Mark Ingram, Keith Jackson (okay not a WR but might as well have been with his numbers), etc. Even though Boldin is only 30 he is injured far too often to be a number one without someone really good (and fast) to play the other side. Ginn ain't it. Everyone else is a 3rd receiver.

My preference (and he is a UFA, I believe) is Lee Evans. We should be negotiating with his agent right now.

Hopefully, Jerry Jones hurries up and fires Phillips in a snit of frustration on the flight back and we can get a good DC out of it.

Go Chargers!

that flag was so predictable.....cbs, nfl & simms openly rooting 4 nyj!

Time for the Refs to make another SH*T CALL!

Jammer reminds me of Gerbil Wilson........NOT

Some one choke Simms out please?

Rex Ryan... What a fat basterd

Phil simms and boomer esiason.. Two new York jerks that hate Marino and luv ny...I hate both of them with a passion... Simms could never be Marino and esiason could never beat Marino... Bums

I hope somebody goes to make a tackle and take out fatty Ryan like they did Joe paterno... Except paterno is a good coach

And rivers... Let me tell ya he is choking a ten foot long schlong

Sorry Jimmy but Lee Evans just is'nt good enough for the Dolphins. We need an elite no1 receiver that opposing defenses fear. Evans is not good enough and is past his best. I'd rather have Antonio Bryant than Evans.

Damn this game is way to close!!!

anyone else starting to get that sick feeling that the jets are gonna steal this one.

I am.

Lone consolation, which is weak cause we''ll get the Jets Suckfest all week, is that if Indy beats 'em, it'll dispel that we-beat-Indy=fair & square sh*t.

I really am feeling nauseous.

The Refs will keep the Jests in it till the end....

And maybe give em the win.

Sanchez needs to start throwing picks again!!

Rex Ryan looks like Ralphie Mae

Thank God!!!!!

Chargers lb's are like the dolphins... Just as I speak an int!!! Thank u...

Who Dat!!!

Bout damn time!

You said it BlazzinAce LOL!!!

Feel a lil better now...

Seer , no sick feeling

Take that back.

God Damn refs!

Sanchez threw a flying tomale!!!!

Damn penalties!!!

Give it to Gates not LT....

Vomit, Puke Vomit Gag vomit!

Rivers is a complete moran... O won't complain about Henne anymore

Seer , check that , now i have a sick feeling. Guys the jets are going to win.

I'm starting to feal what your fealling Seer.. -.-'

that's a good INT. Against us, the wr catches it...............shyte state of affairs here.

Because norv turner and rivers are gagging a big one

I wish I didn't have this feeling but i do so i had to report it.

what the F happened to the "super"chargers & Riverboat Phil Rivers?!?!

who called THAT coverage.......Todd Blowles?

Like I said norv turner thinks he can win the game with seven points on the board

If it wasn't for sanchez sucking... The chargers would be losing

Watching some of these games the phins aren't too far away I'll tell. Ya that

Norv is channeling his Inner Dave Wannstedt

Man when will they realize they have to running game!


You gotta be Sh*tin me?!

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