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Vikings' special teams improvements bring award for Sherels

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Marcus Sherels' 65-yard punt return for a touchdown last week earned the unheralded returner the NFC special teams player of the week award.For a Vikings special teams coach Mike Priefer, the honor reflects the total work of Sherels and the team's special teams during a 23-20 victory against the Bears.Sherels went untouched down the right sideline with several...
Via Associated Press
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Sherels' Player of the Week honor is the first of its kind

Marcus Sherels' 65-yard punt-return touchdown against the Chicago Bears in Week 8 was a huge play that helped lift the Minnesota Vikings to a 23-20 victory. On Wednesday, Sherels was recognized by the league with an NFC Special Teams Player of the Week award.He is the first punt returner in Vikings history to earn such an honor, according to NFC communications director Randall Liu...
Via Fox Sports
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Sherels named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Vikings special teams staple Marcus Sherels is finally earning some league-wide recognition. The speedy return man was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week on Wednesday after racking up 77 yards on three punt returns. Sherels torched the Bears special teams unit on a 65-yard return in the first quarter to help the Vikings edge past Chicago, 23-20. The run pushed Sherels...
Via Fox Sports North
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Sherels now holds Vikings' franchise record for punt returns

Minnesota Vikings return specialist Marcus Sherels struck again this Sunday, when he returned a punt 65 yards for a touchdown against the Chicago Bears. It was the third punt-return touchdown of Sherels' career, which is a new team record.Sherels isn't just a Vikings standout in this category. He's also tied with four other players across the NFL for the most punt return touchdowns...
Via Fox Sports
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vikings' Sherels makes it look too easy on 65-yard punt return

The Minnesota Vikings took an early lead in their NFC North showdown with the Chicago Bears on Sunday when return specialist Marcus Sherels provided the first score of the game.The play opened up on the backside, as Sherels made it 65 yards without being touched. Check out the video of what may be the easiest punt return you'll ever see, courtesy of the NFL's official Twitter account...
Via Fox Sports
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Vikings’ Marcus Sherels returns punt 65 yards for TD

Marcus Sherels is one of the most underrated return men in the NFL and has been a big piece of the Minnesota Vikings for quite some time. He showed why he has stuck with the Vikings for so long this afternoon against the Chicago Bears. After the defense came up with a big stop, Sherels dropped back and took a punt back 65 yards for a touchdown. Minnesota has a very talented team...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Ten Vikings Who Could be on the Bubble | #2 Marcus Sherels

Sherels has been a good story since signing as an undrafted free agent in 2010 out of Minnesota. He has offered some above average punt return skills and at times helped fill in at cornerback. His stock took a big hit when Minnesota drafted Stefon Diggs in round 5 of the 2015 NFL Draft. Diggs not only offers depth at receiver but also is a playmaking punt returner. With Sherels...
Via DraftSeason
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings re-sign restricted free agent Sherels

The Minnesota Vikings are still clearing about business before free agency talks begin Saturday. A day after Minnesota released defensive tackle Letroy Guion and Greg Childs, the Vikings announced they have re-signed cornerback and punt returner Marcus Sherels, who was set to become a restricted free agent. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Sherels, 26, started three games at...
Via Fox Sports North
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Re-Sign CB Marcus Sherels

  The Minnesota Vikings announced that they have re-signed CB Marcus Sherels on Friday. The #Vikings have re-signed CB Marcus Sherels. — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) March 7, 2014   Sherels, 26, signed with the Vikings as an undrafted free agent back in the 2010 He played in all 16 of the Vikings games last season and contributed 47...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Could Have A New Contract In Place For CB Marcus Sherels Before Free Agency

Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press spoke with the agent for Vikings CB Marcus Sherels who told him that he’s “optimistic” they will be able to reach an agreement on a new contract before the start of free agency. Sherels, 26, will be a restricted free agent in the coming weeks, but it appears as though the Vikings have plans to bring him back for at least next...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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