More svelte McKinnie enjoying first place in Baltimore

Bryant McKinnie is not only 30 pounds lighter than the day he was cut from the Vikings, but his new team -- the Baltimore Ravens -- are in first place atop the AFC North.
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Bryant McKinnie is not only 30 pounds lighter than the day he was cut from the Vikings, but his new team -- the Baltimore Ravens -- are in first place atop the AFC North.

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