Victor Bolden didn’t see the field much for the San Francisco 49ers in his rookie season in 2017. The former Oregon State wide receiver could be playing even less in his second year after the league hit him with a four-game suspension for violating its policy on performance-enhancing substances.
NFL suspended 49ers’ WR Victor Bolden Jr. four games for violating league policy on performance-enhancing substances.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 1, 2018
Bolden, who played for Oregon State from 2013-16, appeared in 9 games as a return specialist for the 49ers in 2017 after signing him as an undrafted free agent. He averaged 20.8 yards on 19 kick returns and 5.8 yards on 4 punt returns.
The 49ers placed Bolden on injured reserve in December with an ankle injury.
Victor Bolden of the 49ers has been suspended for the first 4 games of 2018 regular season for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Eligible to return to the 49ers’ active roster on Oct. 1 following the September 30 game vs Chargers.
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— Sean Cunningham (@SeanCunningham) June 1, 2018
With the Beavers, Bolden had 170 receptions for 1,863 yards and 7 touchdowns along with 3 rushing scores and 4 touchdowns on turnovers.