Anquan Boldin: The Answer for Minnesota

Moss84 87Contributor IApril 19, 2009

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 23: Anquan Boldin #81 of the Arizona Cardinals scores his second touchdown of the game for a 14-7 lead against the Atlanta Falcons during the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium on December 23, 2007 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Rumors are that the Cardinals want a first and third for Boldin. They also need a starting RB.

If I'm the Vikings, I call them up and offer two second round picksโ€”one in 2009 and one in 2010, Chester Taylor, and Sidney Rice.

In return the Vikings get Anquan Boldin and Edge.
They get a starting RB that they desperately need, a WR to help replace Boldin, and two second round picks to balance out the deal.

We get the all-pro WR we're lacking on offense and a solid back-up RB to replace Chester (who's probably leaving after this season anyway). Edge is already asking for his release from the Cardinals too.

As a resultย the Vikings have WR and RB addressed so they can focus on other needs like OT, C, and CB. Makes it easier to take the BPA.


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