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Free Agent WR Anquan Boldin still hopes to play in 2017, has talked to multiple teams

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 23: Anquan Boldin #80 of the Detroit Lions and his teammates celebrate Boldin's game winning touchdown against the Washington Redskins at Ford Field on October 23, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Redskins 20-17. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

  • FA WR Anquan Boldin has had talks with a number of teams, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinal, has a visit set up with an undisclosed team, and would like to play for a contender in 2017.
  • Boldin played 830 snaps for the Lions in 2016 and though he was their third-most targeted receiver (88), he had by far the best catch rate (76.1 percent).
  • Boldin had the best wide receiver rating (114.0) and the second-best drop rate (6.94 percent) among all Lions receivers, but the lowest yards per route run figure (1.06) as he filled something of a specialist possession receiver role.

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