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Physical approach fits for Ravens WR Anquan Boldin

Physical approach fits for Ravens WR Anquan Boldin

Bernard Pollard never gets tired of watching Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin punish defensive backs with stiff-arms violent enough to cause whiplash.

Unusually powerful and intimidating for a skill position player, Boldin delivered a devastating shoulder block to San Diego Chargers free safety Eric Weddle to spring running back Ray Rice on his fourth-and-29 conversion during the Ravens' 16-13 overtime victory in late November. The impact of the blow left Weddle woozy with a concussion when Boldin blindsided him.

Boldin is about 220 pounds of bad news for defenders, with trademark toughness, body control, sound hands and precise routes to overcome his lack of...