The Glaring Undertones Of Bryant McKinnie’s Pro Bowl Absence

February 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Welcome, Bryant McKinnie , to the growing ranks of regretful Tweeters. Your Twitter updates of strip clubs and partying the same week you skipped Pro Bowl practice has thrust you into the annals of Twitter gaffes.
Going deeper, your actions say a lot without actually saying anything.
A number of the University of Miami alum's actions over the course of the past year have led me to ask one question: does Bryant McKinnie want to be a Minnesota Viking?
The NFL announced this week that Bryant McKinnie has forfeited his $22,500 game check after being dismissed from the NFC Pro Bowl team and that they have required him to repay the league $4,285 for incurred expenses that week. It was reported during the week of the Pro Bowl that McKinnie, the NFC's starter at left tackle, had missed a number of practices.
When asked about the absences, he told the Minneapolis Star Tribune's Chip Scoggins via text message that he "decided I didn't wanna play" and complained of pain in hi...

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