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What does Shane Vereen bring to the table for the New York Giants offense?

With the signing of Shane Vereen, the New York Giants are giving Eli something that he hasn’t had since Tiki Barber for the last three years of his career: a true pass catcher coming out of the backfield. Eli completed one hundred and sixty two passes to Barber over their three years playing together, which was very impressive for a running back in his early thirties. New York’s...
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NFC Notes: Giants, Lions, Saints, & Vikings

Giants Dan Graziano of ESPN seems to think Shane Vereen will have a big role for the Giants in his first year in New York. According to Graziano, Vereen will likely see time as the team’s third-down running back and in pass-protection situations. However, Rashad Jennings appears to be the guy who will handle first-down ...The post NFC Notes: Giants, Lions, Saints, & Vikings...
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RB Shane Vereen will have bigger role in Giants offense

New York Giants running back Shane Vereen had a prominent role while with the Patriots but was limited to about 10-15 plays not counting blocking on passing downs. According to Dan Graziano of ESPN, Vereen will get much more playing time in New York as the team will use him a little differently than the Patriots. Graziano writes: 'The Giants signed Shane Vereen to augment...
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Tom Brady Predicted Shane Vereen Would Have a Big Role in the Super Bowl

Former New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen, who signed with the New York Giants during the offseason, learned that quarterback Tom Brady predicted he would have a substantial role in their Super Bowl appearance last February. Vereen said that a few days before the game Brady met with his parents and took pictures. That is when Brady told them their son would play an important...
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Tom Brady predicted a big Super Bowl game for Giants' Vereen

The New York Giants didn't just sign running back Shane Vereen because of his Super Bowl performance, but that game certainly helped make the case. The back certainly deserve an MVP vote or two--he led the team with 11 receptions and totaled 64 receiving yards and 13 rushing yards. Several of Vereen's 11 catches came on the Patriots' final scoring drive, on key downs and distances...
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The five most impactful rookies this season for the New England Patriots

The New England Patriots did not stand pat after their Super Bowl win and made a number of moves on both sides of the ball. Free agent running back Shane Vereen signed with the New York Giants and starting offensive guard Dan Connolly will not return. On defense, the Patriots completely turned over the cornerback position as their top four cornerbacks were released or did not have...
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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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Bears trade up to grab Brock Vereen

The Chicago Bears traded their ffith-round selection on Saturday afternoon to move back into the fifrth round and took Brock Vereen out of Arizona. In the coming month, there will be plenty of coverage of the newest member of the Bears. But in the meantime, here are five things to know about the safety: 1.Split time between cornerback ans free safety last year. 2. Benched 25 reps...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots vs Ravens report card

The New England Patriots blew out the Baltimore Ravens 41-7 on Sunday. What was expected to be a tough, potentially too tough of a matchup for the Pats quickly turned into the largest home loss in Ravens history. For me, the most encouraging aspect of the game (and there were a lot of them) was the defense. For a defense that ranks 28th in the league in 3rd down defense, the Patriots...
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Week 15 preview and prediction

This Sunday at 1PM EST, the New England Patriots travel to Miami to take on Ryan Tannehill and the Dolphins, with a chance to clinch the AFC East. The game will be shown on CBS, with Jim Nantz and Phil Simms providing commentary. There are two things that are glaringly important about last week’s win over the Cleveland Browns. The Patriots played a really bad game of football...
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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