Boldin: "There is no bad blood, There is no bad feelings"

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The fact of the matter is he was yelling at the OC who was trying to call the game winning drive that could send the Cards to the Super Bowl. I saw it live. He was putting himself before the team. We won and went to the Super Bowl. Yes, I was pissed at that moment. But in hindsight, I saw that was who he was. The same guy who literally got killed on that hit against the Jets and came back before any other human could have. The same guy who gave his all every play, every game. He was a beast, a man's man. I want to be there when he is inducted in the Cards' ROH.

He did not “Literally” get killed.

He was also very jealous of Larry Fitzgerald and wanted to be paid like him and made it very known he was unhappy and that’s not even talking about what happened in that playoff game.

Let’s not rewrite history here. It’s didn’t end good for Boldin here and had that been a number of other players who pulled that we would never hear the end of it.

Now I happen to be a fan of his and am happy he did earn a ring
 

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The fact of the matter is he was yelling at the OC who was trying to call the game winning drive that could send the Cards to the Super Bowl. I saw it live. He was putting himself before the team. We won and went to the Super Bowl. Yes, I was pissed at that moment. But in hindsight, I saw that was who he was. The same guy who literally got killed on that hit against the Jets and came back before any other human could have. The same guy who gave his all every play, every game. He was a beast, a man's man. I want to be there when he is inducted in the Cards' ROH.
I don’t judge him yelling at Todd Haley. Even Fitz can’t really mask the fact that he doesn’t like Haley. The guy is a certified A-hole.
 

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hopefully Little Q (Rondale Moore) puts together a career like the real Q

His he "Little Q" for any other reason than making an immediate impact? If so that's some indictment on our drafting of WR's!

As players I can't think of 2 skill sets less alike.
 

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Who give a crap whether he liked? Haley was trying to call plays for a drive that would send the Cards to the SB.

This is where I had a problem, he was giving Haley crap during the winning drive. That was unacceptable and made it appear he was more about himself than the team. I remember seeing it at the game clearly and wondering WTH was going on...but we scored and I didn't think about it until much later. Him not being on the field to celebrate with his teammates after is between him and the other players, if they don't care I don't really care but to choose that moment in the game to have it out with your OC was just stupid.
 

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It wasn't just one moment with Q. He ditched the postgame celebration when we clinched the Super Bowl. He wouldn't "fully" wear his jersey during camp while upset over contract negotiations. Childish crap like that. Fans have every right to be upset about that kind of ish. Not that they are taking management's side, but you want the players to be united on a singular mission to get to the Super Bowl - and win it. His actions were a distraction and he seemed to care more about himself than the team. I would hope, in hindsight, that he wished he had acted differently and doesn't still think that he was in the right and that an apology from Rod freaking Graves is what makes him feel all warm and tingly inside and makes "everything right again."
 

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I saw #81 signing autographs for the fans during game 1. Oh that was the real #81 Frank Sanders
It's always great to see Frank and Larry (Centers) walking around at the games. They'll always take pictures or sign autographs with fans. Kwamie Lassiter did that before he passed away, too. Great guys who were tough on the field when they played for us.
 

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It wasn't just one moment with Q. He ditched the postgame celebration when we clinched the Super Bowl. He wouldn't "fully" wear his jersey during camp while upset over contract negotiations. Childish crap like that. Fans have every right to be upset about that kind of ish. Not that they are taking management's side, but you want the players to be united on a singular mission to get to the Super Bowl - and win it. His actions were a distraction and he seemed to care more about himself than the team. I would hope, in hindsight, that he wished he had acted differently and doesn't still think that he was in the right and that an apology from Rod freaking Graves is what makes him feel all warm and tingly inside and makes "everything right again."
Anquan was one of my all time favorites but I absolutely hated the way he acted at the end.
You would think if you worked your butt off your whole career to get to the Superbowl, that when it actually happened you could put the petty stuff aside and celebrate as a team and with a fan base that had endured so much. That showed me that he didn't really care about the team concept or winning, just himself.
 

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Anquan was one of my all time favorites but I absolutely hated the way he acted at the end.
You would think if you worked your butt off your whole career to get to the Superbowl, that when it actually happened you could put the petty stuff aside and celebrate as a team and with a fan base that had endured so much. That showed me that he didn't really care about the team concept or winning, just himself.
Same here.

The reason it left such a bad taste in so many fans' mouths is that he was such a huge fan favorite.

Then he went to the Ravens for a short stint (3 years), won a Super Bowl with them, but ended up in another contract dispute which eventually led to him being traded to the Niners for a 6th-round pick.

Unable to resolve a contract dispute with veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin, the Ravens traded him to the San Francisco 49ers on Monday in exchange for a sixth-round draft pick, according to league sources with knowledge of the situation.

So, different teams, different agents, different levels of success + same Anquan = contract disputes.

Although he played 7 years as a Cardinal, 3 as a Raven, and 3 as a Niner, he also played for the Lions and was signed, but cut by the Bills. When he retired (as a Raven) he said "Once a Raven, always a Raven."
 

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How is P2's time with Cardinals any less successful compared to AQ?

Oh, P2 hurt your feelings?
 

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Same here.

The reason it left such a bad taste in so many fans' mouths is that he was such a huge fan favorite.

Then he went to the Ravens for a short stint (3 years), won a Super Bowl with them, but ended up in another contract dispute which eventually led to him being traded to the Niners for a 6th-round pick.

Unable to resolve a contract dispute with veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin, the Ravens traded him to the San Francisco 49ers on Monday in exchange for a sixth-round draft pick, according to league sources with knowledge of the situation.

So, different teams, different agents, different levels of success + same Anquan = contract disputes.

Although he played 7 years as a Cardinal, 3 as a Raven, and 3 as a Niner, he also played for the Lions and was signed, but cut by the Bills. When he retired (as a Raven) he said "Once a Raven, always a Raven."
Yep.

He didn't choose to be associated with our favorite team, so I look at him as a one-time Cardinal who pouted during the biggest moments in franchise history. He was a mercenary player and doesn't deserve the same treatment as franchise guys.
 

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