Source: Ravens to cut Boldin if he won't take pay cut

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    Bouldin stated that if he gets cut, he will retire.
     
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    From the same article......"During a February interview with NBC Sports Radio, Boldin said he would retire if released by Baltimore. A source, though, said Boldin is having second thoughts about that statement."
     
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    That was then (right after the SB win). A "loyalty statement." This is now. Money does funny things to retirement plans.:kitten:
     
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    Just read that if we were to cut Kevin Walter it would free up $2.5 million this season.....:kitten:
     
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    Kind of ridiculous that this guy made big play after big play for them during their SB run and their reward for him is to cut him or back him into a corner to restructure.
     
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    Fixed that for ya :)
     
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    Nice lol. Pretty sure they are still like $12 mil under the cap though. Still have to re-sign Ellerbe, Cary Williams, and maybe Reed.
     


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    Come on Rick! Make it happen!

    Finances: Cut wide receiver Kevin Walter, saving $2.5 million in cap space. Restructure the deal of wide receiver Andre Johnson, reducing his base salary from $10.5 million to $940,000 (giving him the rest now as a bonus), resulting in a salary-cap savings of $7.17 million. Restructure the deal of cornerback Johnathan Joseph, reducing his base salary from $7.5 million to $940,000 (giving him the rest now as a bonus), resulting in a salary-cap savings of $4.373 million. Extend defensive end Antonio Smith, reducing his 2013 base salary of $6 million and his cap charge of $9.5 million significantly.




    http://espn.go.com/blog/afcsouth/post/_/id/47872/my-plan-for-the-houston-texans
     
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    http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/9034272/anquan-boldin-baltimore-ravens-asked-restructure-contract

     
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    That'd be pretty epic to grab one of their best players, rather than them getting one of ours.

    Boldin and AJ, with OD/Graham/Casey/K-Mart would be a nice receiver crew.

    Right now, Boldin would be the only free agent WR I would want to put on this struggling offense. Maybe Welker would be an option, too, since he is a great "safety valve" option for a QB. And we know Matt needs one of those every snap.

    We'd have to make some massive contract overhauls, though.
     
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    Flacco has his back

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    33 this season...two more years?
     
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    But he never wanted the money. He wanted the respect. Lmao!:kitten:
     
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    Did Boldin offer to play for less this year to get Joe signed?
     
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    Funny you say that, Kurt Warner offered the Cardinals a 1 million discount if they re-signed Boldin long term. He got traded to Baltimore instead...
     
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    He gone! That's some brotherly love right there

     
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