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Marcus Sherels

CB/RS

#35

Experience: 9 years

Height: 5-10

Age: 31

Weight: 175 lbs

College: Minnesota

2018 SEASON

  • TCKLS
  • SCK
  • FF
  • INT

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WK OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
17 Bears L 10 - 24
16 @Lions W 27 - 9
15 Dolphins W 41 - 17
14 @Seahawks L 7 - 21
13 @Patriots L 10 - 24
12 Packers W 24 - 17 1
11 @Bears L 20 - 25
9 Lions W 24 - 9
8 Saints L 20 - 30
7 @Jets W 37 - 17
6 Cardinals W 27 - 17
5 @Eagles W 23 - 21
4 @Rams L 31 - 38
3 Bills L 6 - 27
2 @Packers T 29 - 29
1 49ers W 24 - 16

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2010 Minnesota Vikings 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Minnesota Vikings 16 3 27 21 6 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Minnesota Vikings 16 0 9 7 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 Minnesota Vikings 16 3 46 40 6 0 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Minnesota Vikings 16 0 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2015 Minnesota Vikings 16 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Minnesota Vikings 11 0 4 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2017 Minnesota Vikings 16 0 6 6 0 0 0 0
2018 Minnesota Vikings 12 0 1
TOTAL 120 6 106 91 15 1 0 11 1 0 0 0 0 1 2

Biography

NFL CAREER: Originally signed as a rookie free agent with the Vikings where he participated on a tryout basis in 2010, Sherels ranks first in the NFL in punt return touchdowns (five) and yards (2,170) since 2012. Over the course of his eight-year NFL career, Sherels has appeared in 120 regular season games with six starts, returning 231 punts for 2,447 yards (10.6 avg.) with five touchdowns. He has the five longest punt returns for touchdowns in Vikings franchise history and is the club’s leader in punt return average, punt return touchdowns, career punt returns of 50+ yards (eight) and career punt return yardage. He has also added 76 career tackles, one sack, one interception, 18 passes defensed, one forced fumble and 53 special teams stops. In his final season in Minnesota in 2018, Sherels appeared in 12 games and returned 23 punts for 276 yards (12.0 avg.) with a 70-yard runback and a special teams stop

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