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Associated Press Minnesota's Marcus Sherels, right, celebrates with teammate Husain Abdullah after Sherels intercepted a pass and returned it for a 64-yard touchdown during Saturday's preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks.

Sherels making his mark on Vikings

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By Jon Krawczynski

AP Sports Writer

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Marcus Sherels is listed at 5-foot-10 on the Minnesota Vikings roster. He's probably closer to 5-8. On his tiptoes.


He didn't start playing cornerback until halfway through his college career and played on one of the worst defenses in the nation as a senior at the University of Minnesota.

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