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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS Sports) – On Monday, the Ravens pulled off a stunner of a deal when they traded wideout Anquan Boldin to the 49ers for a sixth-round pick.

The reality is that the trade shouldn’t have been that shocking. Boldin refused to take a pay cut (the Ravens asked him to take a reported $2 million less in 2013) and Baltimore was in a position where it would need to release him and get nothing in return. So it got something.

“For me it was an initial shock because I had no clue that I was going to be traded,” Boldin said in a very short and bizarre audio clip from Africa on Mike and Mike in the Morning.

The wide receiver would later hop on Twitter and thank Ravens fans for their “incredible support.”

Read the rest of his comments on CBS Sports.

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