Ravens want McKinnie to get in better shape

Bryant McKinnie’s employers want the offensive tackle to lose weight. The buzz from the Baltimore Ravens is that McKinnie is up to 360 pounds and needs to shed some of it to be a bit quicker.
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Bryant McKinnie’s employers want the offensive tackle to lose weight. The buzz from the Baltimore Ravens is that McKinnie is up to 360 pounds and needs to shed some of it to be a bit quicker.

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