Marcus Sherels has appeared in 49 career games, making 7 starts. In 2013, Sherels appeared in all 16 games and started a career-high 4 contests. Sherels set the Vikings single-season record with a punt return average of 15.2 yards per return, ranking 2nd in the NFL. On 10/21/13 at the New York Giants, Sherels returned a punt 86 yards for a touchdown en route to setting the Vikings single-game record with 119 punt return yards. His 2 career punt return touchdowns are tied for most in Vikings history. The 2013 season saw Sherels play an increased role in the Vikings secondary, earning his 1st-career interception on 12/8/13 against Joe Flacco and the defending Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens. Sherels, a Rochester, Minn. native and a former Golden Gopher, joined the Vikings in 2010 as an undrafted rookie free agent.