Arguably the toughest wideout to ever play the game, the 36-year-old compiled one heck of a resume over his 14-year career.
But Boldin has always been drawn to things greater than football, with his humanitarian side likely being the reason behind his abrupt decision to retire.
Statement from Anquan Boldin on his decision to retire: pic.twitter.com/z19jekK33R
— Jim Trotter (@JimTrotter_NFL) August 21, 2017
Though unexpected, the Bills have already fully revamped their receiving corps this offseason via trades and the draft.
Nevertheless, Boldin was listed as their second receiver, so this loss will hurt the team significantly