Vikings Release WR Jarius Wright

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jarius Wright (17) scores on a 2-yard touchdown pass ahead of Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Ryan Smith (29) during the first half. Photo: AP/Bruck Kluckhohn
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jarius Wright (17) scores on a 2-yard touchdown pass ahead of Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Ryan Smith (29) during the first half.

March 16, 2018 06:18 PM

A fourth round pick in 2012 who played in 79-games, the Vikings released slot receiver Jarius Wright on Friday. The move will create a couple million dollars of cap space.

Wright caught 18 passes for 198 yards and two touchdowns in 2017.

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The six-year veteran took a pay cut last year to remain with the Vikings.

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