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Vikings Roster Cuts: Minnesota Vikings release Antwione Williams

The linebacker will not be making the final 53

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The man that stirred up a bit of a firestorm for what appeared to be a routine quarterback sack earlier in the preseason will not be making the Minnesota Vikings’ 53-man roster.

Antwione Williams, the linebacker that was flagged for a sack of Jacksonville Jaguars’ quarterback Cody Kessler that many used as an example of what’s wrong with the league’s new “helmet rule,” has been released by the Vikings, according to multiple reports.

Williams is in his third season in the NFL, having been drafted in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions. He spent his rookie season in Detroit, and then signed with the Vikings in 2017, where he stayed on the practice squad for the year. The team might attempt to bring him back to the practice squad again, but we will have to keep an eye on that.

More roster cuts for the Minnesota Vikings will be coming here soon, ladies and gentlemen, and we will have all of them for you right here.