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Minnesota Vikings Not Looking To Make Immediate Changes

By cbsexaminer

By Joseph Gunther

(credit: Andy Clayton King/Getty Images)

The Minnesota Vikings had higher expectations than starting winless in three games. To make matters worse, the team lost the last two by giving up touchdowns in the final minute of the game.

The Vikings have missed opportunities on the field, been predictable on […]

Prediction for Vikings' 53-man roster

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

The Minnesota Vikings preseason came to a close Thursday night with 29 contributors on the sideline as their replacements beat the Tennessee Titans 24-23.

Coaches and team officials have until Saturday at 5 p.m. CT to trim the roster down to 53.

“It is without question, one of the toughest […]

The Morning After: Five Observations From Vikings Vs Titans (Preseason Game #4)

Photo – Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – Well, it took them four preseason games but the Minnesota Vikings finally put one in the “win” column! Disregard the fact that it came in a meaningless preseason game that was played between reserves on both sides. Just sit back […]

Fighting For A Spot: Marcus Sherels Comes Up Big When It Matters Most

Photo – Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – If you happen to find yourself playing on the field during the fourth preseason game of an NFL season, odds are pretty good that you are out there playing for your career. Whether you’re performance to date has been sub-par […]

FIVE Position Battles To Watch During Preseason Game #4

Photo – Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – The fourth preseason game in the NFL isn’t accompanied by all of the pomp and circumstance that the previous three possessed. Leading up to the final preseason bout, you never know what you’re going to get. In preseason […]

Friendship cools competition at punt returner for Sherels and Felder

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings cornerback Bobby Felder has already followed in fellow cornerback Marcus Sherels’ footsteps — both undrafted rookie free agents who made the practice squad — and logically, Felder’s next step is to make the final roster as a cornerback and/or punt returner.

Felder and Sherels see enough room for both […]

Cordarrelle Patterson, four others still in the mix for punt returner

MANKATO, Minn. — There are still four players in the mix to compete with Minnesota Vikings incumbent punt returner Marcus Sherels for the starting job.

Receivers Jarius Wright, Stephen Burton, Cordarrelle Patterson and cornerback Bobby Felder will be in the rotation to return punts for Friday’s preseason game at the Buffalo Bills, along with Sherels.

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Marcus Sherels once again battling for spot on punt returns

MANKATO, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings cornerback Marcus Sherels is the embodiment of the underdog.

Sherels was a walk-on for the University of Minnesota’s football team before earning a scholarship, he went undrafted in 2010 before sneaking onto the Vikings practice squad the following season and after the Vikings drafted receiver Cordarrelle Patterson in the first […]