The Kansas City Chiefs could use some competition at receiver which is why I noticed that Anquan Boldin is still a free agent and has a visit set up with the “mystery team” sometime soon. It was previously reported that Boldin wanted to sign somewhere around training camp time, which is coming up.
NFL receiver Anquan Boldin told me he's had conversations with a number of teams about signing & has a visit set up for Sunday.— Omar Kelly (@OmarKelly) July 17, 2017
There is no doubt the Chiefs, who ranked 3rd worst n RZ pass success & 5th worst in 3rd down pass success, sorely could use him. https://t.co/VP8JFx8ofS— Warren Sharp (@SharpFootball) July 17, 2017
At 36 Boldin is past his prime but he still put up eight touchdowns last year in Detroit. He had 1,000 yard seasons as recently as 2013 and 2014. The Chiefs have a bunch of young guys at receiver so I would be interested in adding someone like Boldin, a savvy veteran who clearly has been doing something right to stay in the league since 2003. I’m looking to replace the veteran leadership that Jeremy Maclin brought.
Over The Cap has the Chiefs with about $11 million in cap space so they could afford it. Boldin probably wants to play for a contender at this stage of his career and the Chiefs fit there. I don’t know the scheme fit here but based on Boldin’s resume I would be interested.
This is a nice video on what Boldin has left. He’s lost a step but can still contribute.