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The Ravens clearly have no intention of playing Bryant McKinnie. The offensive line has struggled all year, yet their best pass blocker has remained on the sideline.
If they are not going to use him, they need to trade him. The Arizona Cardinals are interested, according to Peter King of Sports Illustrated, and could make a deal for him by the trade deadline.
Such a move would make sense for both teams. The Ravens don't seem interested in giving McKinnie a chance to reclaim his starting job, so they would get more value by trading him than just letting him languish on the bench.
The Cardinals, on the other hand, would get a huge upgrade at left tackle for a low price.
The Ravens should look mostly at draft picks in exchange for McKinnie, but defensive tackle David Carter could be a player worth looking at as well. He's played well in limited snaps and has some upside to work with.
Another player worth looking into is offensive tackle Nate Potter. That he can't find the field despite the Cardinals' having the league's worst offensive line is fairly concerning, but he had the foot speed and size of a left tackle coming out of the draft.
Ultimately, the Ravens should try to get a third-round pick for McKinnie, but that might be too steep. A minimum of a fifth-round pick and a role player like Carter or Potter would be enough to help the Ravens.