Found September 09, 2013 on The Awesome Boston:
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 as bone sits on nerve — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) September 9, 2013 A.B. An already depleted New England Patriots offense (see: Gronk, Welker, Hernandez, etc.), just got a little thinner. According to Fox’s Jay Glazer, Shane Vereen broke a bone in his wrist early in yesterday’s game against the Bills and will have surgery later today. And although Vereen was able to play through the pain yesterday and not fumble, it’s likely that his counterpart Stevan Ridley (who did fumble) should be expected to gain back his starting RB spot next week vs. the Jets.
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