Shane Vereen RUMORS & NEWS

  • How Tom Coughlin and the Giants envision Shane Vereen fitting into the offense

    Newark Star-Ledger "There's no hiding the Giants lack of receiving production out of the backfield last season. There was none, at least in regards to producing actual points. The Giants were one of two teams without a receiving touchdown from a running back last year. It was an area they targeted at the onset of..." March 26

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    RB Shane Vereen to the Giants. Done deal, source says.

  • Giants land Shane Vereen after Patriots opt not to match offer

    New York Post "Last month, Giants general manager Jerry Reese admitted it still “stings a little bit’’ to have lost David Wilson to premature retirement, given the skill set Reese loved in Wilson when he made him a first-round draft pick in 2012. “We will try to replace that position,’’ Reese said. The..." March 10

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    Jeff Howe @jeffphowe

    Vereen is now eying $3.5M per year. Pats have shown no willingness to touch that, per source RT @EEO_5: @jeffphowe what about vereen?

  • Vereen: SB XLIX 'a different ending' if Lynch ran ball "The fascination surrounding Seattle's final offensive play of the Super Bowl will never die. Not after Pete Carroll said it made him cry in bed. Not after Darrell Bevell tried to close the book by blaming his wide receiver. During Monday's edition of NFL AM on NFL Network, New England running..." February 09

  • Can Shane Vereen exploit Seattle’s linebackers?

    Providence Journal "The Seahawks are as good as it comes in stopping running backs on the ground. But might they be susceptible to running backs in the passing game? Seattle allowed more than 700 receiving yards to running backs this season — 10th most in football. Washington’s Roy Helu, San Francisco’s Bruce..." January 26

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    Mike Reiss @MikeReiss

    Patriots injury update: RB Shane Vereen (groin), questionable to return.

  • Shane Vereen catches on in many ways

    Boston Herald "Shane Vereen’s recent performances have backed up the Patriots’ hopes for the running back when they selected him in the second round of the 2011 draft. Vereen’s got the potential to be one of the upper-echelon receiving backs in the NFL. In four games this season, Vereen has caught 28-of-38..." December 07

  • Shane Vereen eager to do more

    Boston Globe "His left wrist still a little swollen and sporting a fresh surgical scar, Shane Vereen chatted with reporters on Wednesday, the first time he’d done so since breaking the wrist and landing on short-term injured reserve in Week 1 against Buffalo. “I was ecstatic. Waited a long time,” the..." November 21

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    Mike Reiss @MikeReiss

    Patriots officially announce that RB Shane Vereen has been activated off IR, as @AdamSchefter previously reported.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    From #NFLGameDay: #Patriots expect to activate RB Shane Vereen for Monday Night vs. #Panthers, barring a late change. Was on IR/to return

  • Shane Vereen will face 'higher level of competition' this week in practice

    Boston Herald "Running back Shane Vereen will take on an intensified workload at practice this week in order for the coaches to determine if he's ready to play Monday night against the Panthers. Vereen has been on short-term injured reserve since breaking his wrist in the season opener, and he is eligible to..." November 14

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    Mike Reiss @MikeReiss

    RB Shane Vereen, who is eligible to return in Week 11, here at practice. DT Tommy Kelly & RB Leon Washington also here.

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    Jeff Howe @jeffphowe

    Shane Vereen isn't "too far off" from getting back on the practice field according to Bill Belichick. Says he's in the day-to-day category.

  • No more cast on Vereen's hand/wrist

    CSN New England "Shane Vereen was spotted in the Patriots locker room with no hard cast on his injured wrist Thursday. Last Thursday Vereen was seen working out on Gillette Stadium's practice fields with his hand/wrist heavily wrapped. Vereen was placed on short-term injured reserve after suffering a broken..." October 17

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    Michael Whitmer @GlobeWhitmer

    Also spotted working out away from the practice field: Shane Vereen (with cast on right wrist) and Armond Armstead.

  • Patriots place RB Vereen on IR with a designation to return

    WEEI Boston "The Patriots announced Tuesday they have placed running back Shane Vereen on injured reserve with a designation to return meaning he’s eligible to return to practice after Week 7 and play after Week 9. Vereen suffered a wrist injury in Sunday’s season opener against the Bills. The team also..." September 11

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    Jay Glazer @JayGlazer

    Big hit for patriots RB Shane Vereen broke a small bone in his wrist on 1st play yesterday scheduled for surgery today. Out few weeks

  • Pats' RB Vereen broke wrist, will sit multiple weeks

    Boston Globe "It wasn't just Danny Amendola who played through pain in the Patriots' win over the Bills Sunday. According to Fox Sports' Jay Glazer Shane Vereen broke a small bone in his wrist early in the game and requires surgery that will keep him out for multiple weeks. Glazer also tweeted that Vereen..." September 09

  • Pats RB Vereen lining up at RB and multiple WR spots in camp

    Boston Herald "The mission for every player catching a pass during Patriots training camp has been about gaining Tom Brady’s trust. Wes Welker certainly had it. So did Aaron Hernandez and Danny Woodhead targets of many significant Brady throws in seasons past. Who’s next? Who might help fill the void created..." August 02

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    Brad Evans @YahooNoise

    ESPN Boston speculates Shane Vereen will benefit most from NE's tight end troubles. RB PPR gold. Minimum 50 receptions this year.

  • Patriots’ 1-2 Punch of Ridley, Vereen Give New England Top Tier Rushing Offense Heading Into 2013

    NESN "For the first time in the Bill Belichick era, the Patriots will attempt to have back-to-back 1,000-yard rushers. The feat was last accomplished by New England when the team was still wearing those amazingly ’90s “Flying Elvis” royal blue and red jerseys and Foxboro Stadium was still standing..." May 26