Ravens to re-sign OT Bryant McKinnie to 2-year deal

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Thursday May 2nd, 2013

Bryant McKinnie wanted to be considered a starter during free-agent interviews with teams. (George Gojkovich/Getty Images) Bryant McKinnie said being a starting tackle was a condition of his signing as a free agent. (George Gojkovich/Getty Images)

The Baltimore Ravens announced Thursday they have reached a two-year agreement in principle to bring back left offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie.

McKinnie, who became a starter during the Ravens' post-season run that culminated in a victory in Super Bowl XLVII, had visited the Miami Dolphins and San Diego Chargers during his free agency.

McKinnie, 33, stated he was looking for a starting role while interviewing as a free-agent. He did not start any games for the Ravens during the regular season before working his way into shape.

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