The Buffalo Bills have signed veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin to a one-year deal worth $4 million. The signing was first mentioned by Peter Schrager of Good Morning Football and confirmed by Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. The Bills are the fifth team in 15 years for Boldin, who will join Sammy Watkins as the team’s primary receivers. Adding Boldin will give quarterback Tyrod Taylor another dependable target in the 37-year-old Boldin, who tallied a 70.5 percent catch rate with the Detroit Lions last season, finishing with 67 total catches for 584 yards and eight touchdowns.

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Boldin is also expected to mentor Watkins, whom the Bills plan to turn into a franchise-type receiver.

Boldin a Hall of Famer, says Bills GM

According to Bills general manager Brandon Beane, Boldin is a worthy addition to a team, being a Hall of Fame type of player. The Bills tried to boost their wide receiver corps by pursuing Jeremy Maclin, who later decided to join the Baltimore Ravens. Signing Boldin will give the Bills more certainty at the position, where they used rookie Zay Jones, Rod Streater, and Andre Holmes early in training camp.

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Boldin went unsigned in the offseason.

A second-round pick by Arizona in the 2003 Draft, Boldin played seven seasons for the Cardinals before moving to the Baltimore Ravens, where he saw action for three seasons. In 2013, Boldin signed with the San Francisco 49ers, and, after three seasons, he joined the Lions. In his career, he has caught 1,076 passes for 13,779 yards and 82 touchdowns. During his time with the 49ers, Boldin, a three-time Pro Bowler, won the 2015 Walter Payton Man of the Year award for his philanthropic work through the Anquan Boldin (Q81) Foundation, which he established in 2004 to help educate underprivileged children.

Jets lost Quincy Enunwa for season due to neck injury

The New York Jets will be one wide receiver short after fourth-year pro Quincy Enunwa suffered a season-ending neck injury. According to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network, Enunwa suffered the injury during practice. A sixth-round pick by the Jets in 2014, Enunwa worked up the depth chart into his current spot on the roster right now. With Enunwa sidelined for the season, the Jets will rely on Robby Anderson, Charone Peake, and rookie ArDarius Stewart as receiving options.

Enunwa’s loss will make the task harder for first-year coordinator John Morton and veteran quarterback Josh McCown if he wins the starting job.

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