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Patriots Release Safety Cedric Thompson, Have Two Open Roster Spots

The New England Patriots’ 90-man roster is down to just 88 players. The Patriots informed safety Cedric Thompson of his release, his agent, David Canter, tweeted Sunday. Thompson is the second safety the Patriots have waived this week. They waived Brock Vereen on Tuesday. Vereen was claimed by the Kansas City Chiefs. Canter expects Thompson, a 2015 fifth-round pick by the Miami...
August 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Brock Vereen: Familiarity With Patriots ‘Definitely Helps’ Defensive Back

FOXBORO, Mass. — Brock Vereen should have an easier time acclimating to the New England Patriots than most practice squad newcomers. His brother, Shane Vereen, played running back for the Patriots from 2011 from 2014 and hosted Brock in New England while the defensive back was still playing at Minnesota. Brock said his brother was “pretty excited” to hear about the practice...
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Sign Defensive Backs Brock Vereen, Chris Greenwood To Practice Squad

FOXBORO, Mass. — Joseph Fauria wasn’t the only familiar name signed to the New England Patriots’ practice squad Wednesday. They also signed safety Brock Vereen, former Patriots running back Shane Vereen’s brother. Cornerback Chris Greenwood signed to the Patriots’ practice squad, as well. The Patriots released safeties Ross Ventrone and Dewey McDonald to make room for...
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears FS Brock Vereen In Line To Start Next Season?

John Mullin of CSN Chicago writes that Brock Vereen has proved himself as the “player to beat out” for the Bears No.1 FS position. Mullin adds that Vereen will start opposite Ryan Mundy. “Brock has done a nice job,” said defensive coordinator Mel Tucker via CSN Chicago. “He has great attention to detail. He’s very sound from a technique standpoint. He’s smart; he...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

MAILBAG: Is Chris Conte done?

There’s a lot of Brock Vereen love going around these days with good reason. The rookie safety is running with the first team defense and seems to be performing well according to the coaches. Our mailbag focuses on the potential fall out from Vereen’s early success.   Will Chris Conte even make this team? - John in Wrigleyville It’s still too early to speculate but he needs...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Rookie Brock Vereen Pegged as Late Round Impact Player by NFL Analyst

Posted to SuperBears SuperBowlThe Bears need help at safety, and Brock Vereen is looking to step in right away. Gil Brandt of the NFL’s website pointed out that several non-first round picks make plays year after year. He pointed to Brock Vereen as one of these players to watch for in 2014. “The Bears need safety help, and Vereen has the potential to be the answer for them. He’s...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WEEKLY REWIND: Brock Vereen’s versatility, Brandon Marshall re-signs and Bears bubble players

This week saw a huge announcement on live television from Brandon Marshall. The All-Pro wide receiver is looking forward to spending the rest of his career in Chicago. The Marshall news along with these stories are what you might have missed last week.   Brandon Marshall re-ups and kicks off a campaign. (Read) Brock Vereen’s versatility gives him an edge at saftey. (Read) Who...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Why Brock Vereen was their best pick

Reliable. Consistent. Disciplined. When you think of the Chicago Bears’ current safeties, none of those words come to mind. With the fourth-round pick in this year’s NFL Draft, general manager Phil Emery very well might have found a guy who fits that description. Vereen’s versatility could make him the savior the Bears are looking for at the safety position (Photo cred: twincities...
May 21, 2014  |  1 Comment

Brock Vereen’s versatility could give him an edge at safety

When Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery traded up to grab Minnesota safety Brock Vereen, he didn’t do it for depth. Vereen’s ability to play physical, combined with his athleticism and experience playing multiple positions will give him an opportunity to make an impact in 2014. Without the benefit of the coaches tape, safeties can be difficult to scout. They typically begin...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Reach Agreements With S Brock Vereen & QB David Fales

  The Chicago Bears announced that they reached agreements with rookie S Brock Vereen and QB David Fales for four-year contracts. LM: #Bears agree to terms on 4-yr deals with 2 draft picks: 4th-round S Brock Vereen & 6th-round QB David Fales. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) May 13, 2014 The Bears work as quick as any team to address contracts, so it not’s surprising...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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