The busy time of training camp is helping keep Mickey Shuler's mind off the scandal that rocked his alma mater, and there is opportunity for Shuler in the Vikings offense if he has a good camp.
Mickey Shuler was one of the rookie survivors, but he certainly wasn't feeling assured that would happen over the weekend as the Vikings trimmed their roster. He explained what that nerve-testing day is like for a player.
September 8, 2010
TE Mickey Shuler has a dad that was a 13-year veteran of the NFL, but the younger Shuler is learning the rigors of camp on his own. Plus, get a dozen notes from a hot Wednesday afternoon practice.
August 11, 2010
Rookie tight end Mickey Shuler, whose father had a 14-year NFL career, will compete for a backup spot in training camp later this summer. Here's a look at Shuler's background, college career and scouting report.
After filling some needs and finding value with the first four picks, the Vikings appeared to go in a different direction for their final four selections. They started looking at special-teams players and projects who will switch positions.