Will Yoder
Monday April 2nd, 2012

The Baltimore Ravens have expressed that their starting offensive tackle Bryan McKinnie needs to be in better shape for next season, according to NBC Sports.

Coach John Harbaugh said at last week’s owners meetings that McKinnie was in the “same shape he was in when he left.”  He emphasized that McKinnie needs to lose weight in order to “move better and be alittle quicker.”

At the end of last season, McKinnie weighed in at about 360 pounds after reaching nearly 400 pounds when he was cut by the Minnesota Vikings. Set to make $3.2 million with a $500,000 roster bonus for next season, McKinnie will likely hold his starting position protecting quarterback Joe Flacco’s blind side as the Ravens do not have much cap space to make a big acquisition for a tackle in the upcoming draft.

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