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Notebook: Hicks helping on returns

Maurice Hicks (David Stluka/Getty)

Maurice Hicks got his first action as a kick returner for the Vikings last week and he made a positive impression right away.

The return game has returned. The Vikings signed running back Maurice Hicks in the offseason as an insurance policy for Adrian Peterson and Chester Taylor after Mewelde Moore left for Pittsburgh, but Hicks' main contributions were expected to come on kickoff returns. That didn't happen right away to start the season, as Hicks was inactive for the first two games with a foot injury. In Week 3, he... Recommended Stories

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