Ravens GM Newsome releases statement on Boldin trade

March 12, 2013 | WNST Staff

The Ravens officially announced the Anquan Boldin trade on Tuesday afternoon and general manager Ozzie Newsome released the following statement about the veteran receiver:

“Managing and assembling your roster is difficult and among the most important things we do. It is not always pleasant, and in the case of Anquan, it is unpleasant. We know he can still play at a high level. What he has done in his three seasons with us goes well beyond the numbers, and his numbers are very good. He fit in as a Raven from Day One. His leadership, just by the way he played and prepared, was a powerful force for us. And when we needed the tough catch in important times, he made those. Look at his production in our Super Bowl run. He stepped up in a big way. When he wasn’t targeted, or when we weren’t passing, his blocking was outstanding. We all thank ‘Q’ for what he did for the Ravens over the last three years.”