Found March 20, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
We hear time and time again how football is simply a business. Trading players certainly falls under that umbrella, but what if the head coaches of the two teams making the trade are brothers? Does that complicate matters or make life easier? Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh and San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh can shed some light on that. Many were shocked when the Ravens traded playoff hero Anquan Boldin to the Niners a little over a week ago. The idea came together quickly, which sounds like it was the result of the Harbaugh brothers calling each other directly. “It was me to my brother,” John said. “I called him up and just said, ‘Would you be interested?’ He said, ‘Heck yeah, let me go talk to (Niners GM) Trent (Baalke).’ This was about 3:30 before the 4 o’clock deadline. He ran down to Trent and they talked, and then Trent got on the phone with Ozzie and they had it worked out.” From Jim’s standpoint, the deal may have even sounded too easy. If it seems too good to b...

Anquan Boldin passes physical, officially a 49er

According to Aaron WIlson of the Baltimore Sun, Anquan Boldin passed his physical with the San Francisco 49ers, which means he officially no longer a Raven and Baltimore has received a 6th round pick in exchange for him. The trade was delayed because Boldin was over in Senegal for a relief trip. The 49ers made out like bandits to only have to give up a 6th round pick for Boldin....

Torrey Smith on the departure of Anquan Boldin

The Anquan Boldin fallout continues to rain. When Boldin was traded from the Baltimore Ravens to the San Francisco 49ers, it was not a popular move in the locker room or in the fan base. Please click here to read this story. The post Torrey Smith on the departure of Anquan Boldin appeared first on Players View.

Anquan Boldin trade got started by a phone call between Harbaugh brothers

The rumors are true: A phone call between John and Jim Harbaugh facilitate the trade of Anquan Boldin from Baltimore to San Francisco.

Can't faze John Harbaugh

If the NFL Draft Scouting Combine in Indianapolis is the league's annual convention, the League Meetings are its Spring Break. Here in Phoenix, owners lounge by the pool with their grandkids, coaches eat nachos with their assistants, agents puff their chests and writers mill around the lobby in polo shirts and khaki shorts, looking for the next big scoop. Monday night was the...

Ed Reed moves on to the Houston Texans

Ravens Pro Bowl safety Ed Reed has reportedly moved on to the Houston Texans after putting together a Hall of Fame resume with the Baltimore Ravens. Reed’s departure is the latest in a series of changes that have fallen like dominoes in a circle. Please click here to read this story.The post Ed Reed moves on to the Houston Texans appeared first on Players View.

Owners Table Running Changes

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John Harbaugh Is Hopeful Baltimore Ravens Can Keep Ed Reed

As Baltimore Ravens fans anxiously await the news of their future Hall of Fame safety Ed Reed signing with another team, the fans can at least be a little bit optimistic that a potential return to Baltimore is still in the cards. Why should Ravens fans be optimistic? The answer is two fold, after the Houston Texans basically treated Ed Reed like he was Peyton Manning last year, as...

All Quiet on the Niner Front

Free Agency is almost a week old now and based on reports the 49ers are still looking at cornerbacks and safeties. Here are the moves the 49ers have made so far this offseason.Traded Alex Smith to the Chiefs for a 2013 draft pick and a conditional 2014 draft pick.Traded for Anquan Boldin for a 2013 6th round draft pick.Extended Ian Williams’ contract 2 years.Tendered free agent...
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