Found September 10, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
BY NICK ST. DENISShane Vereen gained the most yards of any New England Patriot skill position player in the team's season opener, but his fast start will be short-lived.A day after reports surfaced that Vereen had surgery for a broken wrist following the Patriots' victory over the Buffalo Bills, the team announced Tuesday it placed Vereen on the injured reserve list with designation to return.According to Christopher Price of WEEI, Vereen will be eligible to return to the practice field at the conclusion of Week 7 and can return to game action Week 10.Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Tuesday he has confidence recently re-signed utility back Leon Washington, a former New York Jet, can step into Vereen's role. The Patriots host the Jets Thursday night."I really have always enjoyed being around Leon since I met him in the spring here," Brady said. "He's provided great leadership, one of the best kick returners in the league, [I] have a lot of confidenc...

Shane Vereen Wrist Injury - Out 2-4 Weeks

Less than 24 hours after beating the Buffalo Bills, the New England Patriots receive news that running back Shane Vereen will need wrist surgery.  The surgery is said to keep Vereen out "a few weeks" which could be as little at 2 weeks or as many as 4.  Vereen was the only RB to rush for 100 yards in Week 1, and only Terrelle Pryor rushed for more yards.  Vereen took...

"I don’t know if I would classify Tom Brady as struggling," Ryan said. "I’d have to see..."

“"I don’t know if I would classify Tom Brady as struggling," Ryan said. "I’d have...

Patriots place RB Vereen on IR with a designation to return

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 re-signed tight end Matthew Mulligan to replace Vereen on the 53-man roster. In addition...

Patriots RB Shane Vereen has a broken hand where his bone is rubbing on his nerve

After Stevan Ridley was benched for fumbling a ball that was returned for a touchdown, and could have ultimately cost the Pats the game. The Patriots turned to Shane Vereen who was instrumental in getting the Patriots the win.  Today the Patriots found out that Shane Vereen has a pretty gross injury. According to Jay […]

Shane Vereen has a broken bone in his wrist

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 — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) September 9, 2013 For this to happen on the very first place, this is just a testament to how tough Shane Vereen is. 

Pats put Vereen on IR with designation to return

The New England Patriots have placed running back Shane Vereen on injured reserve with a designation to return. The move means Vereen must miss eight weeks before he is eligible to play in a game. He was injured in Sunday's 23-21 win over the Buffalo Bills. He had a small break in his left wrist and underwent surgery on Monday, Fox Sports reported. The Patriots said he missed...

Brady calls Jets rivalry "awesome"

When you think of Boston sports, a rivalry with New York always comes to mind. Whether it is Sox and Yanks, Bruins and Rangers, or in this case, Patriots and Jets... yes that is right, Patriots and Jets. Today, Tom Brady had a chance to chime in on the rivalry between the two AFC East Division teams, saying that the rivalry and competition is "awesome", according to the...

Patriots will be without Vereen against Jets

BY NICK ST. DENISShane Vereen was the New England Patriots' best skill position player in his team's Week 1 victory over the Buffalo Bills.Vereen, who amassed 159 yards from scrimmage on 21 touches, won't get an encore.The third-year tailback underwent surgery Monday to repair a broken bone in his wrist, according to Jay Glazer of Fox Sports. Vereen won't be a go...

Shane Vereen will miss some time with a broken wrist

According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports,  Patriots running back Shane Vereen will miss a few weeks after breaking a bone in his wrist. 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 — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) September 9, 2013 Vereen played entire game with injury but experienced numbness afterwards...

Washington Redskins: 2013 Week 2 NFL Power Rankings (#20)

Robert Griffin threw 4 interceptions all last regular season. Now he has 4 interceptions in his last 2 games combined, including the playoff loss to Seattle. It’s worth noting that Tom Brady had one of the worst seasons of his career in the season after returning from his ACL tear and he had 4 months extra to recover and had no prior injury. He also wasn’t nearly as reliant on...

Tom Brady: I didn’t ‘doubt’ that Patriots would score on final drive

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady never doubted that the offense could drive down the field for the go-ahead score in the final four minutes and thirty seconds of the game. “I didn’t have a lot of doubt,” said Brady after the game via the team’s website. “I felt like that 

Report: Danny Amendola unlikely to face Jets

When the New England Patriots opted to sign Danny Amendola over veteran Wes Welker, there was only one major factor that could derail their plan. That is the risk of injury. Please click here to read this story. The post Report: Danny Amendola unlikely to face Jets appeared first on Players View.

Fantasy Football Champs Radio: Week 2 (Ep 6)

It was so awesome having a full weekend of NFL action but now the Week 1 festivities of kickoff weekend are over, it's back to work for Week 2. In this episode we discuss what's on the top of all Fantasy Football players' mind, the Waiver Wire Report for Week 2. It's crucial not to reach for players that had big impacts in Week 1 but won't be very productive long...

Amendola looking like Brady's new Welker

BY NICK ST. DENISTom Brady didn't think Danny Amendola would be back in the second half. The veteran field general was happy his new wideout returned.Amendola battled a groin injury midway through the New England Patriots' 23-21 victory over the Buffalo Bills but went on to haul in 10 catches for 104 yards."He gave it everything he had and that is all you can ask,"...

BuffalOkie Mondays: EJ Provides Hope in Tough Loss

Last week, I told a friend that I wasn’t expecting a Bills win in the opener against the Patriots.  I just had two wishes for the game: I wanted to keep it close, and I wanted to see some positives from our rookie quarterback and our new-look defense. Well, EJ Manuel showed incredible signs of promise and our defense gave (for the most part) a fantastic performance against the...
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