Anquan Boldin seldom used fantasy option in Week 5

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

The 49ers wide receiver didn’t need to do much to preserve a win against the Texans in Week 5. We break down the fantasy implications.

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin caught just two passes for 21 yards in the team's 34-3 win against the Houston Texans in Week 5. Boldin was targeted six times in the game.

Boldin's lack of production in the game is nothing to be alarmed about as quarterback Colin Kaepernick only completed six passes all night. That's what happens when your defense and running game have a superior outing.

The 49ers controlled the game from beginning to end and didn't really need to throw the ball very much in the second half. The Houston Texans didn't do anything particularly special in covering Boldin Sunday night.

Fantasy impact: Sometimes what happens in a real live game doesn't translate well into fantasy scoring, and Boldin's owners experienced that first hand on Sunday night.

Going into Week 6, Boldin and the 49ers face a solid Arizona Cardinals defense. The last time Boldin faced his former team, he caught seven passes for 145 yards while playing for the Baltimore Ravens.

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