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Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie has restructured his contract to remain with the team.
During intense negotiations Tuesday, McKinnie walked away from the table and posted on Twitter that his time with the Ravens was over.
His tweet shortly before noon read: ''Decision is made! I'm gone!''
But the sides reconvened later, and the 6-foot-8, 360-pound left tackle begrudgingly reworked his contract rather than start to look for another job. He was supposed to receive a $3.2 million base salary in 2012
McKinnie signed with Baltimore during the offseason last year and started all 16 games. After reporting late to camp this summer, he had to work his way back into the starting lineup.
Coach John Harbaugh says, ''He's been a part of us. He never left us.''
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The Ravens were involved contract dispute with offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie, a situation that did lead to his release according to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun.
The Ravens wanted to reduce McKinnie's $3.2 million base salary after already paying him a $500,000 roster bonus in March.
After Wilson followed up via text message with McKinnie asking if he was off the...
The Baltimore Ravens and left tackle Bryant McKinnie have agreed to a restructured contract only hours after the veteran offensive lineman said talks had fallen apart and the team was planning to release him, a source in McKinnie's camp told NFL.com and NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport on Tuesday.
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Cris Collinsworth (NBC...