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  1. #13
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    Re: Sounds like it could be a possible conspiracy...



    Quote Originally Posted by lobachevsky View Post
    Don't get me going about all the time wasted trying to bulk up Kruger into a DE...
    Wasn't that such a botched move? My god...look at the guy now. He's probably the team's best pass rusher.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ravenalytics View Post
    McKinnie is most likely horribly out of shape.

    There's no dog house conspiracy. Jesus. Have you people watched him play when he's been inserted in jumbo packages?
    This.

    Tony and others have reported the same yet folks don't want to believe it for some reason.
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    Re: Sounds like it could be a possible conspiracy...

    Quote Originally Posted by ActualSpamBot View Post
    +1. Dude has checked out. Can't even bother to show effort on his one play a week but people think he'll bust his ass for 4 quarters?
    Then why don't they just cut him?




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    Quote Originally Posted by Terpsfan82 View Post
    Then why don't they just cut him?
    Possible trade value.

    Plus, if someone goes down you still have a warm body collecting a pay check who can fill in.
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    Re: Sounds like it could be a possible conspiracy...

    Quote Originally Posted by HoustonRaven View Post
    Possible trade value.

    Plus, if someone goes down you still have a warm body collecting a pay check who can fill in.
    I think it's the latter. He's depth if Oher or KO go down. They would have cut him if he didn't take less money this offseason. It sounds like Harbaugh made a decision as to McKinnie's role in camp and has yet to change his mind
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    Re: Sounds like it could be a possible conspiracy...

    It's not as if McKinnie was much better last year either, he has to be the most overrated player on this board by far.




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    Re: Sounds like it could be a possible conspiracy...

    Never get in a fight with a pig; you both get muddy, and the pig likes it...





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    Re: Sounds like it could be a possible conspiracy...

    Quote Originally Posted by leachisabeast View Post
    It's not as if McKinnie was much better last year either, he has to be the most overrated player on this board by far.
    McKinnie was better at LT last year than Oher has been this year. You improve three positions by playing McKinnie (LT,RT, and LG. Plus you help Birk get more push up the middle with KO playing LG)




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    Re: Sounds like it could be a possible conspiracy...

    Quote Originally Posted by HoustonRaven View Post
    This.

    Tony and others have reported the same yet folks don't want to believe it for some reason.
    From Jeff Zrebeic/The Sun (right after the SD game):

    The Ravens could insert Harewood or Williams back in or they could plug in Bryant McKinnie at left tackle, move Michael Oher to right tackle and then shift Kelechi Osemele to left guard. That would be a pretty drastic transformation for a 9-2 team, especially when there have been no indications that McKinnie is forcing their hands with his play in practice.
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    Re: Sounds like it could be a possible conspiracy...

    Quote Originally Posted by B-more Ravor View Post
    From Jeff Zrebeic/The Sun (right after the SD game):



    http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/r...,0,79014.story
    There you have it.
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    Re: Sounds like it could be a possible conspiracy...

    Quote Originally Posted by B-more Ravor View Post
    From Jeff Zrebeic/The Sun (right after the SD game):



    http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/r...,0,79014.story
    Gotta wonder what's going on, this line up cant be any worse than what we been putting on the field, Joe has no time and Rice has no lanes....give it a try IMO.
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    Re: Sounds like it could be a possible conspiracy...

    It would be great if every player were a highly motivated self-starter, but they all aren't. Just as in a regular work environment, you have to deal with all kinds of personalities. A good manager finds a way to get the most out of all of his/her employees. I just get the feeling that a lot of Ravens players and FO people roll their eyes when they hear Harbaugh. If the Ravens were going to pay McKinnie $2.2 million for this season, Harbaugh should have found a way to motivate him and use him for THIS year. Don't bring him back next year, but the NFL is a year to year proposition. It would be the height of irony if this year ends badly for the Ravens, and Bisciotti ends up firing Harbaugh. McKinnie is not another Gaither. I think McKinnie has missed a total of 1 game in his career due to injury.




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