SANTA CLARA, Calif. (CBS-AP) — If Anquan Boldin makes one catch in Sunday’s game in Detroit, he will become the 13th player in NFL history to reach 1,000.

But while that milestone seems likely with two games remaining this season, his future with the 49ers is far more questionable.

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Boldin, 35, will be an unrestricted free agent after the season, and expressed interest Thursday in returning to San Francisco, where he’s played the past three seasons.

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“Definitely. I like it here. I like the people here. The organization has been good to me,” Boldin said.

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“And I have roots here now. There’s a lot of people, a lot of relationships that I’ve built in this community. When the time does come, it will just be hard to say goodbye to.”