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Notebook: Crunch time for rookie returners

Jarius Wright (Bruce Kluckhohn/US Presswire)

Two rookies have a shot to return punts, but they haven't gotten enough of an opportunity and might not be comfortable enough to take the job away from incumbent Marcus Sherels.

While some of the training camp battles on offense and defense are coming into focus, a couple rookies are still in contention for the spot as a punt returner. The key, however, is consistency, and rookies Josh Robinson and Jarius Wright, along with second-year pro Bryan Walters, may not have had enough opportunity to show what they can do in game conditions for the Vikings to move on from... Recommended Stories

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