Vikings honor Russ Marshall
The Minnesota Vikings honored the late Russ 'Cougar' Marshall at Sunday's pre-season home opener at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
A video aired on the stadium screens, highlighting Russ as a hometown hero. The Marshall family were escorted onto the field during the first quarter to recieve recognition.
The debut Vikings game played at the new stadium also featured Red Wing youth football players during halftime. The Wingers took to the field to challenge team mascots from the Vikings, Twins, Timberwolves and Wild, alongside other NFL teams.