Dec 4, 2011; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings cornerback Marcus Sherels (35) returns a kickoff against the Denver Broncos in the third quarter at the Metrodome. The Broncos win 35-32. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

Vikings' Marcus Sherels returns punt 86 yards for touchdown (GIF)

The New York Giants thought the Monday Night Football match up against the Minnesota Vikings was going there way early on. They opened the game with a 17-play, 68 yard drive, that ate up 9 and a half minutes, netted them three points. Just a field goal, but points nonetheless.

It wasn’t exactly a three-and-out but the Giants held the Vikings and forced a punt getting a stop. The Giants weren’t able to do much on their next drive either, but they were still up 3-0, until they punted that is.

Steve Weatherford sent one deep, but Vikings return man Marcus Sherels took it to the house, 86 yards in total, for a touchdown. To make matters worse, their punter got them a 15 yard penalty for a horse collar tackle as Sherels crossed the goal line.

[RELATED:] Eli Manning and Tom Coughlin display synchronized frustration (GIF)

[h/t] @GIFDSPORTS

SEE ALSO: 

Tags: Minnesota Vikings New York Giants

comments powered by Disqus