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Tyreek Hill’s punt-return touchdown cost Vikings’ player $100,000

Tyreek Hill has been a nightmare for opposing defenses this season. The Kansas City Chiefs rookie wide receiver had twelve touchdowns during the regular season of multiple varieties, including six via reception, three on the ground, two on punt returns and one via kick return. On Sunday, Hill became a personal nightmare for Minnesota Vikings defensive back Marcus Sherels as he...
January 02, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Marcus Sherels torches Texans on 79-yard punt return TD

Things are only getting better for the Minnesota Vikings against the Houston Texans. Already leading 17-0, Marcus Sherels fielded a Shane Lechler punt and returned it 79 yards for the score. Marcus. Sherels. Is. Gone. 79 yards to the HOUSE. #HOUvsMIN #SKOL — NFL (@NFL) October 9, 2016 Sunday has been a big day for punt returners. Sherels’ score was...
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October 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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

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

Underdog Sherels solidifying his role with Vikings

EDEN PRAIRIE -- Every year, Marcus Sherels shows up to Minnesota Vikings training camp with his roster status firmly on the bubble. He's a 5-foot-10 cornerback in a league full of 6-foot-3 receivers. He was an undrafted free agent who made the team on a tryout in a league that caters to high draft picks. And every time the Vikings announce a round of cuts during the preseason, the...
Via Associated Press
September 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

5 Vikings to Watch Vs. Eagles

The Vikings second to last game ever in the Metrodome takes place this Sunday afternoon and here our five players to watch for in that game. 5. Marcus Sherels Marcus Sherels has just been solid for the Vikings this season.  He often comes in off the bench during a game, and steps right in without missing a beat.  Sherels is rarely out of position and is a sure tackler.  He has...
Via DraftSeason
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

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