Jan 12, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin (81) is tackled by Carolina Panthers cornerback Melvin White (23) during the first half of the 2013 NFC divisional playoff football game at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports

Anquan Boldin headbutts Panthers safety (GIF)

The NFC divisional round match up between the San Francisco 49ers and Carolina Panthers is just as physical as we had anticipated, which has led to some jawing after nearly every play. Early in the first half, Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn received a 15-yard personal foul penalty for headbutting, but that wasn’t the last time we’d see someone using their helmet.

Late in the second half, 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin delivered a headbutt of his own to Panthers safety Mike Mitchell, but the penalty was not called.

Here is a look at the headbutt from Boldin, via @gifdsports:

 

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