There were very few bright spots on the 2022 Minnesota Vikings defense, and one of them undoubtedly was a young cornerback.

Duke Shelley, who burst on the scene out of necessity last year to the tune of 31 total tackles and an interception, was a fan favorite in a hurry.

After the team opted to not re-sign the young defensive back, he joined the Raiders this offseason.

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Earlier in the week, Shelley was waived by Las Vegas, and it didn't take long for him to find a new home:

The Rams have made a pair of roster moves on Friday. Los Angeles has signed defensive back Duke Shelley, the team announced.

Last year with Minnesota, Shelley played 11 games with five starts and recorded eight passes defensed and his first career interception.

Shelley will slide in to aid a Rams secondary that will continue to work on replacing Jalen Ramsey, who the team traded to the Dolphins this offseason.

Shelly now joins his fourth team in as many years, and the Minnesota Vikings move forward with Byron Murphy and Akayleb Evans as their starters at cornerback.

The Minnesota Vikings open the season at home against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, September 10th.

Source: Pro Football Talk

Ten Most Disappointing Minnesota Sports Seasons

The 2021 Minnesota Twins entered the season with high expectations, but unfortunately, they've made the list of most disappointing Minnesota teams of all time.

Disappointment is a common feeling for Minnesota sports fans as the years continue. Following the NBA Championship win for Milwaukee, SportsCenter was quick to point out that Minnesota has the current longest streak of seasons without a championship appearance in the four major sports (MLB/NBA/NFL/NHL). The Minnesota Lynx also chimed in on the stat after claiming four championships since 2011.

The ten teams that are on this list all follow a similar pattern. The year prior was either a great season with a playoff run or one that featured a strong core of players that appeared to have taken the next step. Offseason/preseason expectations were high with even Las Vegas oddsmakers believing in a deep run. Unfortunately, those preseason expectations fell short for the following teams. None of the teams listed below made the playoffs.

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