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Five things to know about Marcus Sherels 

Find out more about the Saints new punt returner

Meet the newest member of the New Orleans Saints, cornerback and punt returner Marcus Sherels

  1. Cornerback Marcus Sherels is a Minnesota native who attended college in Minnesota and spent the last nine seasons with the Vikings.
  2. Sherels has played in 120 games and returned 231 punts for 2,447 yards.
  3. In 2018, Sherels had six punt returns of 20 yards or more, tying him for second most in the NFL.
  4. Sherels has five career touchdowns off punt returns and averages 10.6 yards per return.
  5. Saints punter Thomas Morstead and Sherels came together for a few community events after Morstead injured his ribs in a playoff game following the 2017 season trying to tackle Sherels.