NFL Football
Scoreboard|Stats|Standings|Teams|Players|Player News|Injuries|Transactions

Bills WR Boldin retires after 14 seasons

(Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

(TSX / STATS) -- Wide receiver Anquan Boldin announced his retirement from the NFL on Sunday, less than two weeks after signing with the Buffalo Bills.

Boldin was expected to bring a veteran presence to the offense after signing a one-year contract with the Bills on Aug. 7. The 36-year-old made one catch for 5 yards Thursday in a preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

"Football has afforded me a platform throughout my career to have a greater impact on my humanitarian work, and at this time I feel drawn to make the larger fight for human rights a priority," Boldin said in a statement to "My life's purpose is bigger than football."


Receiving Yards
Rank Name Yds
1 T. Hilton1448
2 J. Jones1409
3 O. Beckham Jr.1367
4 M. Evans1321
5 A. Brown1284
6 J. Nelson1257
7 B. Cooks1173
8 A. Cooper1153
9 M. Thomas1137
10 J. Landry1136
View Full Leaderboard

Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2017 by STATS.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS is strictly prohibited.

Sports Daily logo