WATCH: Marcus Sherels torches Texans on 79-yard punt return TD

By Michael Dixon

Things are only getting better for the Minnesota Vikings against the Houston Texans. Already leading 17-0, Marcus Sherels fielded a Shane Lechler punt and returned it 79 yards for the score.

Sunday has been a big day for punt returners. Sherels’ score was the third punt return for a touchdown of the day. Jamison Crowder and Jakeem Grant have also both taken punts to the house, scoring for the Washington Redskins and Miami Dolphins, respectively.

Sherels’ score put Minnesota up 24-0 on Houston. It was his second punt returned for a touchdown this year.