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Ravens: Bryant McKinnie not practicing

OWINGS MILLS -- Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie isn't practicing so far today after being reinstated from the reserve/did not report list.

McKinnie accrued daily fines of $30,000 after not reporting to training camp last Wednesday. He arrived in Baltimore on Sunday, explaining to the Times that his absence was due to an accident at his South Florida home where he injured his lower back.

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"Of course, I'm glad to be back," said McKinnie, who appeared to be lighter than he was in June at a mandatory minicamp when he weighed roughly 354 pounds. "I'm kind of disappointed, though. I've been training hard, I've been boxing and doing all this stuff. To have a setback like this is disappointing. Why isn't anybody saying I got hurt?

"I don't know what people thought was going on. How I got hurt is running out of the house. It was slippery and I fell and hurt my lower back. You can't be playing football when your back is hurting. When I fell, I said, 'I know I ain't going out like this.'"

Among others not practicing: offensive guard Jah Reid (calf), wide receiver David Reed (knee), defensive end Pernell McPhee (knee), rookie outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw (shoulder/arm), defensive tackle Haloti Ngata (hamstring) and offensive tackle Ramon Harewood (ankle)

It appears to be 30-and-over day today: free safety Ed Reed, middle linebacker Ray Lewis and center Matt Birk not practicing. Reed and Lewis are on the field watching

Cornerback Jimmy Smith (leg) and center-guard Justin Boren have returned to practice.

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