Vikings cut Lawrence Jackson

Defensive end released Aaron Wilson

Print This August 26, 2013, 07:46 PM EST

The Minnesota Vikings have released former Seattle Seahawks first-round defensive end Lawrence Jackson, cuting ties with the former USC standout.

Jackson, who has a previous stint with the Detroit Lions, has 19 1/2 career sacks in five NFL seasons.

Several other players lost their roster spots today in Minnesota.

The cuts included wide receivers LaMark Brown, Chris Summers and Erik Highsmith, offensive guard Tyler Holmes, defensive end Marquis Jackson, linebacker Stanford Keglar, defensive backs Greg McCoy and Roderick Williams, running backs Bradley Randle and Jerodis Williams, quarterback James Vandenberg and center Camden Wentz.

Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider

Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

NFP's Introduction to Scouting Class is now registering for our Winter sessions! Save $200 if you register before December 20th! REGISTER NOW!

NFP Inside Content. All Season.