Destined to join Miles Macik, Demario Ballard, Glenn Martinez, and others as training camp wonders?
Few players needed to make an impact like Bolden, and unfortunately, Friday’s outing was one to forget. Bolden failed to secure his two targets, one of which was a drop on a makeable catch. Special teams weren’t positive either. He averaged just 1.8 yards on his four punt returns. On one of them, he stepped out of bounds early despite having a bit of room. He muffed another one of his, too. With Kalif Raymond the frontrunner for the return spot, this hurts Bolden’s chances. If he wants to make it as a receiver, this was a bad game too because…
Stock down: Wide receiver Victor Bolden–JUSTIN ROGERS REPORT
One of the standouts from the early stages of the team’s offseason program, Bolden got off to a shaky start when he allowed two passes that hit him in the hands to reach the ground, including a third-down ball that would have extended a first-half drive.
Bolden’s woes continued in the second half, when he muffed a punt. It would have been a bigger mistake had teammate Ifeatu Melifonwu not managed to jump on the loose ball.