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Marcus Sherels extended, set Minnesota Vikings records

Despite missing five games to injury, Marcus Sherels set some punt-return records and extended his own previous marks in the Minnesota Vikings record book.

MARCUS SHERELS (17 Records)

Most punt return touchdowns, Career: 5 Marcus Sherels, 2010-16
   Old: 3 Marcus Sherels, 2010-15

Most punt return touchdowns, Season: 2 Marcus Sherels, 2016
   Old: 1 Fourteen times, Last time, Marcus Sherels, 2015

Most combined kick returns for TDs, Career: 5  Marcus Sherels, 2010-16
   Tied: 5 Percy Harvin, 2009-12

Most punt return fair catches, Career: 132 Marcus Sherels, 2010-16
   Old: 115 Marcus Sherels, 2010-15

Most 100+-yard punt return games, Career: 2 Marcus Sherels, 2010-16
   Old: 1 Charlie West, 1968-71 and Leo Lewis 1981-91

Most seasons leading team in punt returns, Career:  6 Marcus Sherels, 2011-16
   Old: 5 Leo Lewis, 1987-91, David Palmer, 1994-98, Charlie West, 1968-71

Most consecutive seasons leading team in punt returns, Career:  6 Marcus Sherels, 2011-16
  Old: 5 Leo Lewis, 1987-91, David Palmer, 1994-98, Charlie West, 1968-71

Most opponent fumble recoveries vs. N.Y. Giants, Game: 1 Marcus Sherels, 2016
  Tied: 1 Cullen Loeffler, 10/21/2013

Most punt return yards vs. Houston, Game: 100 Marcus Sherels, 10/9/2016
  Old: 50 Marcus Sherels, 12/23/2012

Most punt return yards vs. Carolina, Game: 58 Marcus Sherels, 9/25/2016
  Tied: 58 Darius Reynaud, 12/20/2009

Most punt return yards after 5 Games, Season: 181 Marcus Sherels, 2016
  Old: 170 Leo Lewis, 1989

Longest punt return vs. Houston, Game: 79t Marcus Sherels, 10/9/2016
 Old: 19 Marcus Sherels, 12/23/2012

Longest punt return vs. Carolina, Game: 54t Marcus Sherels, 9/25/2016
  Old: 34 Darius Reynaud, 12/20/2009

Most punt return TDs vs. Houston, Game: 1 Marcus Sherels, 10/9/2016
  Old: Never occurred

Most punt return TDs vs. Houston, Career: 1 Marcus Sherels, 2010-16
  Old: Never occurred

Most punt return TDs vs. Carolina, Career: 1 Marcus Sherels, 2010-16
  Old: Never occurred

Most punt return touchdowns vs. Carolina, Game: 1 Marcus Sherels, 9/25/2016
  Old: Never occurred

 

 

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