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Why Shane Vereen is the perfect fit in the New York Giants offense

The 2015 NFL season came to an unsuccessful and disappointing end for the New York Giants. One of the main problems the team needed to fix this offseason is to improve the running game. Last year, Big Blue averaged only 100.3 rushing yards per game (23rd in the league). Andre Williams tallied merely 3.3 yards per carry, and Rashad Jennings averaged only 3.8 yards per carry. With...
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New York Giants: Do they have a free agency plan?

The New York Giants had quite a bit to spend this offseason: almost $16 million. They have been adding players, but it is hard to understand what their plan is or if they have one. The two biggest takeaways from the free agency so far are the kick returner Dwayne Harris and the running back Shane Vereen. Although these are great additions to the Giants team, they are not exactly...
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What Does Shane Vereen Mean for the Giants

The Giants running game was mediocre in 2014. Big Blue had the 23rd rated rushing attack and averaged 100.2 yards per game on the ground. Rashad Jennings had a few breakout games but couldn't regain his early season form after suffering a hamstring injury in Week 5. Andre Williams had a promising rookie season, but he's a sub-par receiver out of the backfield and his pass protection...
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New York Giants: Free Agent Signings

The New York Giants have solidified their offense, defense and special teams in the NFL draft by signing 5 veteran free agents: RB Shane Vereen, WR Dwayne Harris, OT Marshall Newhouse, LB J.T. Thomas III, and LB Jonathan Casillas. Shane Vereen and Jonathan Casillas previously played for the New England Patriots; Dwayne Harris played for the Dallas Cowboys; Marshall Newhouse played...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen: Moving from Pats to Giants 'not a step down'

Shane Vereen already is buttering up his new organization and fan base. The former New England Patriots third-down back is happy to be with the New York Giants after signing a three-year, $12.35 million contract. Vereen explained his decision to sign with the Giants. “It’s just a decision for my family,” Vereen told “At the end of the day, I wanted to make a...
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Vereen Adds New Dynamic to New York Giants Backfield

Shane Vereen #34 of the New England Patriots runs with the ball against Bobby Wagner #54 of the Seattle Seahawks in the second quarter during Super Bowl XLIX. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The NFL free agency period this year has been a carnival of teams with excess cap space making moves for the large amount of high-caliber players that were available on the market. The...
Via The Sports Journal
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New York Football Giants Sign Shane Vereen

The New York Giants and free agent RB Shane Vereen have agreed to a ? year $? deal.  Vereen joins Rashad Jennings and Andre Williams in the Giants backfield.  Vereen will give Eli Manning another dangerous weapon in the pass attack, joining Odell Beckham Jr., a healthy Victor Cruz, Rueben Randle and whatever Larry Donnell really is.  The Giants gained the 7th most yards...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Shane Vereen Expected To Sign With Giants When Free Agency Begins

One of the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl heroes reportedly won’t return next season. Free-agent running back Shane Vereen is expected to sign with the New York Giants, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday. Free agency officially begins Tuesday at 4 p.m. Yahoo! Sports’ Rand Getlin reported that the Patriots will have the opportunity to match the Giants’ offer. Vereen...
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Report: Shane Vereen Expected to Sign with the Giants

With Frank Gore likely being the first chip to fall at the running back position, lesser options will start to flood the free agent market. It now appears that the New York Giants will sign former New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen. Former #Patriots RB Shane Vereen is expected to sign with the #Giants, I’m told. They needed a versatile back, will likely get it. ...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

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