As the Bryant McKinnie turns… OK, maybe that’s not catchiest name of a soap opera of all time. But that’s what it’s felt like today. As you may have read on NFL.com – or all over Twitter — the Ravens starting left tackle was battling the team on a contract renegotiation. They wanted him to take a reduction, and he was willing to. Just, not as much as they wanted. At one point, he thought he was being released, and said so publicly. Now? I’m told McKinnie is remaining a Raven, thanks to an agreement in principle. Before today, my favorite experience involving McKinnie was that he was kicked off the Pro Bowl team following the 2009 season because of excessive […]
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Posted: Monday, September 12th, 2011 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Week 1 observations, Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens, Bryant McKinnie, Cam Newton, Jim Caldwell, Jim Harbaugh, Todd Haley, Washington Redskins
Here are a few things that caught my attention after our first full Sunday of the season.
Bryant McKinnie missed a second consecutive practice Saturday, and NFL.com senior columnist Vic Carucci speculated that the Vikings’ offensive tackle could be sent home.
Vikings rookie WR Percy Harvin missed two days of practice because of migraine headaches, but he was expected to fly to New Orleans for Sunday’s NFC Championship Game, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported, citing sources.
Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2010 Pro Bowl, Adrian Peterson, Alan Faneca, Brett Favre, Brian Cushing, Brian Orakpo, Bryant McKinnie, DeSean Jackson, Gil Byrd, Heath Farwell, Jairus Byrd, Jared Allen, Kevin Williams, Peyton Manning, Randy Moss, Ray Lewis, Sidney Rice, Steve Hutchinson, Tony Gonzalez, Troy Polamalu
Taking a look through the 2010 Pro Bowl rosters for the AFC and NFC, here are a few interesting distinctions. The list starts with the Minnesota Vikings, who lead the way with eight Pro Bowl representatives.
Posted: Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Anthony Adams, Antwaan Randle El, Brandon Williams, Bryant McKinnie, Danny Clark, Darren Sharper, DeSean Jackson, Dominique Barber, Donovan McNabb, Dr. Oz Show, Eddie George, Jay Richardson, Ken Hamlin, Kurt Warner, Laurence Maroney, Nick Mangold, Paul Posluszny, Reggie Wells, Robert Gallery, Shaun Phillips, Terrell Suggs
“The Dr. Oz Show,” the all-new daily syndicated show hosted by cardiac surgeon and health expert Dr. Mehmet Oz, is joining forces with the National Football League as 20 moms of NFL players face off to get fit in “Dr. Oz’s Ultimate Health Challenge.”
It’s always a snap judgment to immediately evaluate the success of a team’s draft. With that disclaimer aside, it’s easy to see that several teams exited the first day of the draft with several potential starters. Among those are the Minnesota Vikings.
The NFL has announced that Minnesota Vikings starting offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie has been suspended without pay for the team’s first four regular-season games of the 2008 season for violating the NFL Personal Conduct Policy. McKinnie, 28, was arrested after an incident outside of a Miami nightclub in February.