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...
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