Vikings cut Lawrence Jackson

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.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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