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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 the...
Via Sportsnaut
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 pretty...
Via DraftSeason
July 22, 2015  |  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 been...
Via DraftSeason
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Marcus Sherels back for another year with Vikings

Marcus Sherels has been on the Minnesota Vikings' roster bubble ever since he first set foot on the field in 2010. And every year, the little cornerback that could finds a way to stick around. Sherels is back for a fourth season in purple after perhaps his most difficult preseason yet. He lost his father last week and was battling with several other bigger prospects for the final...
Via FOX Sports
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Sherels making his mark with Vikings

Marcus Sherels is listed at 5-foot-10 on the Minnesota Vikings roster. But he's probably closer to 5-8. On his tiptoes. The odds have been stacked against him for most of his football life. He came to the University of Minnesota as a receiver and switched to defensive back midway through his career. He wasn't even an undrafted free agent after playing on one of the worst defenses...
Via FOX Sports
August 24, 2011  |  Discuss

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