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Anquan Boldin, WR, San Francisco 49ers
A 13-year veteran who is the definition of a possession receiver, Anquan Boldin was released from the San Francisco 49ers. He finished 2015 with 69 receptions and 789 yards in a pedestrian passing attack, showing he can still provide support to a functional passing game.
According to Rand Getlin of NFL Network, Boldin is looking to join a playoff contender.
Marques Colston, WR, New Orleans Saints
The New Orleans Saints moved on from a franchise leader this offseason when they released wide receiver Marques Colston. The move saved the team $3.2 million in cap space. Colston is their all-time leader in receptions (711), receiving yards (9,759) and receiving touchdowns (72). He is 32 years old and has seen significant decline the last two years, but he could get one more chance to contribute for a Super Bowl contender.
Vernon Davis, TE, Denver Broncos
Tight end Vernon Davis, 32, won his first Super Bowl in 2015 and is looking to extend his career another four or five years, per Josina Anderson of ESPN. The former sixth overall pick in 2006 is no longer the dynamic receiving threat as he once was, but he also hasn’t been a part of a good passing attack in recent years. A spread offense that creates space for Davis could be beneficial for him and the team.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Davis visited the Washington Redskins on Thursday.
Percy Harvin, WR, Buffalo Bills
It seems as if Percy Harvin has been around forever, but he’s going to be just 28 when opening kickoff arrives. The enigmatic receiver is heading for his fifth team in as many years after the Buffalo Bills cut him last month. His production has halted, and visions of him becoming what his athleticism promised have faded. But all it takes is one healthy season and Harvin could recapture the electricity he once flashed.
Jeremy Kerley, WR, New York Jets
Some players can be productive despite lacking great athletic traits or size. That’s what Jeremy Kerley has been in the NFL. The former New York Jets receiver is only 5’9” and 188 pounds but has found a niche as a slot specialist. At 27 years old, he can provide depth and special teams impact.
Zach Miller, TE, Chicago Bears
Teams that are looking for a solid receiving threat from a second tight end should be interested in Zach Miller. The 31-year-old had a career-high 439 yards and five touchdowns in 2015. He’s a good athlete who can be a tough matchup for linebackers in space.