Travaris Cadet to find niche in New England Patriots offense

One of the keys to the New England Patriots offense last season was Shane Vereen.  Vereen smelt out the money and followed the paper trail to the New York Giants for the 2015 season. Where does the loss of Vereen leave the Patriots offense and who will fill the void in the backfield? Enter Travaris Cadet, who came to New England this offseason after spending his first three seasons...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen Could be New York Giants Difference Maker in 2015

(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) The New York Giants head into the 2015 season with a wide range of possibilities when it comes to the outlook for Eli Manning and his offensive unit. A healthy squad puts Manning at the controls of a team that boasts a triple-threat of rookie sensation Odell Beckham, Victor Cruz and Reuben Randle at wide receiver, along with another trio of...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who will replace Shane Vereen in the Patriots offense?

The New England Patriots had a lot of weapons on offense last season.  There were the obvious threats of Rob Gronkowski, Julian Edelman, and the improving Brandon LaFell.  The one who was arguably the most underrated was Shane Vereen. The Patriots lost Vereen to free agency when the New York Giants picked him up.  Don’t think thats a big loss for the Patriots?  Here are some...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants feeling more comfortable in second year in OC Bob McAdoo's system

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning said during the team's minicamp that the offense has run a lot smoother in their second-year together. After a rough start in 2014, Manning and the unit started clicking once Odell Beckham Jr. arrived on the scene right before midseason and the return of Victor Cruz along with the addition of running back Shane Vereen has the group set...
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Three positions where the New England Patriots need someone to step up

With the New England Patriots just a few weeks from the start of training camp, it is time to get on to the 2015 season. The defending Super Bowl Champions should be ready to put the off-field “Deflategate” witch-hunt behind them and focus on playing football again. The New England Patriots have a lot of work to do in training camp on both sides of the ball to be ready for their...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants 2015 RBs Are Not Earth, Wind and Fire

When the New York Giants added free agent running back Shane Vereen to a backfield that already included Rashad Jennings and Andre Williams, many speculated that this could be the triumphant return of the Earth, Wind and Fire running-back attack Giants fans grew to love a number of years back. Unfortunately for fans, it isn’t meant to be. This new trio of backs is not the second...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

3 reasons to be cautious of taking Odell Beckham Jr. early in fantasy

The New York Giants will try to get back to the playoffs for the first time in four years whilst trying to break a streak of two consecutive losing seasons. With Victor Cruz back and Shane Vereen joining the team, the Giants offense looks to be locked and loaded for 2015. However, one can’t forget their stud sophomore receiver, Odell Beckham Jr. He could easily be the consensus...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sports Illustrated gives New York Giants a debatable offseason grad

The New York Giants had a fairly quiet offseason, adding pass-catching running back Shane Vereen whilst ignoring major needs on the defensive side of the ball. Depending on what you think, the Giants had either an excellent or a horrendous offseason, or somewhere in between. Sports Illustrated gave the Giants a B- rating. They called the Vereen signing as the best addition, Antrell...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is the Giants’ best free agent signing in a decade

New York Giants fans are excited about their free agent signings this year. Linebackers J.T. Thomas and Jonathan Casillas are expected to compete for starting roles, while playmakers Shane Vereen and Dwayne Harris look to add another dimension to the offense and special teams. Let’s take a look at the most notable free agent signings of the last ten years, focusing on the players...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants OC McAdoo: Vereen can be a QB's best friend

The hype surrounding New York Giants running back Shane Vereen continues to build. Vereen put together a strong set of OTA and mini-camp practices and he has developed a nice rapport with Eli Manning. You can add offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo to the list of those around the organization who are excited about what Vereen brings to the offense."You can see why Shane has had some...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Manning and Shane Vereen are developing a nice rapport

It hasn't taken long for New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning to recognize what he's got in free agent acquisition Shane Vereen. Manning and Vereen have worked together with the first team offense in OTA and mini-camp practices more than initially expected. Vereen has mixed in with the first unit quite often, and he could end up with a big role in the regular season.During Monday...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

3 burning questions for the New York Giants as training camp nears

The New York Giants are trying to return to the playoffs for the first time in four years, in which they won Super Bowl 46. Though their offense looks like it’ll be one of the league’s most prolific in 2015, they still need to get through a lot of questions and distractions as training camp nears. Here are three big questions the team has to answer before the start of the season...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham Jr. Helped Giants Land Shane Vereen

The New York Giants signed running back Shane Vereen during free agency in March, and Odell Beckham Jr., the team’s budding star, helped move the process forward—and quickly. According to MMQB’s Peter King, Beckham offered his simple recruiting pitch to Vereen, who apparently didn’t need much convincing and signed within hours of free agency opening. Vereen said of Beckham...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

RB Shane Vereen: Giants were best fit for me

The New York Giants and running back Shane Vereen seem to be a match made in heaven; at least that's what the former Patriot seems to to think of his newfound team. Vereen, coming off a Super Bowl championsship, is looking to rub some of that 2014 magic off on the woeful-as-a-of-late Giants. The 26-year-old says that out of all the teams that were vying for his services in free...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

LeGarrette Blount appears ready to be No.1 after key departures

The New England Patriots, during ther 2014 Super Bowl run, never really had a No. 1 running back, instead choosing to start players according to the opponent and game plan. On any given Sunday you could see LeGarrette Blount, Shane Vereen, Brandon Brandon or even Jonas Gray as starter. Now with the departures of Vereen (Giants) and Stevan Ridley (Jets), the herd is quite thin...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the New York Giants Have the Most Explosive Offense in the NFC East?

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning practices throwing during organized team activity in East Rutherford, N.J., Monday, June 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) With Chip Kelly and his supposedly high-powered offense in Philadelphia, a lot of people are forgetting about the rest of the offenses in the NFC East. The acquisition of Demarco Murray this past offseason drew even more...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham Jr. recruited Shane Vereen to sign with Giants

Fresh off of a Super Bowl victory, running back Shane Vereen hit free agency as a winner and he hoped to keep it that way. When the New York Giants showed early interest in signing him, before making a decision, Vereen had to find out if the Giants were on a winning path. After talking with a lot of players from a lot of teams, it was Odell Beckham Jr. who sold Vereen on joining...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Odell Becham Jr. sold Shane Vereen on signing with Giants

Fresh off of a Super Bowl victory, running back Shane Vereen hit free agency as a winner and he hoped to keep it that way. When the New York Giants showed early interest in signing him, before making a decision, Vereen had to find out if the Giants were on a winning path. After talking with a lot of players from a lot of teams, it was Odell Beckham Jr. who sold Vereen on joining...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen's Potential Impact on the Giants Offense

The Giants offense is entering its second season under the direction of offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo. The team struggled during the first half of last season trying to learn the new offensive scheme, but the last half of the season flashed the potential of how explosive the Giants offense can be for years to come. Even with Victor Cruz out, they were able to get big plays from...
Via Pro Football Spot
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen had no knowledge of Deflategate

Defategate has understandably been a hot topic over the last couple of weeks. Several players and coaches, both current and retired, have given their opinions on the punishments handed down by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and the Patriots organization. On Thursday, New York Giants running back and former Patriot Shane Vereen talked...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen Had No Knowledge Of Deflategate, Looks Up To Tom Brady

Shane Vereen touched the football more than any other New England Patriot not named Tom Brady in 2014, yet he never suspected any foul play when it came to air pressure. Vereen told the New York Daily News on Wednesday he had no knowledge of the Patriots’ involvement in Deflategate. And unlike another player who moved to New York this offseason, the...
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Shane Vereen Going Through Drills With the New York Giants

For the first four years of his career Shane Vereen has been one of the many weapons the New England Patriots. While he did look good at times he was never really given the chance to show whether he could be the man. He will have to compete with Andre Williams and Rashad Jennings for carries in New York So he still may not get that chance, but at least he is on a team that is a little...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Giants Best Two-Point Conversion Chances

The most consistent aspect of the NFL is inconsistency.For more than 50 years, the team which scored first in overtime was declared the winner. But prior to the 2014 season, those rules changed. Now, if the defense holds the offense to a field goal, their offense gets a chance to match or one up its opponent. But the league’s constant change hasn’t stopped there. After this week’s...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Jennings on Vereen: 'He's a teammate, he's not an enemy'

There was some speculation that New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings would take the Giants' decision to sign free agent running back Shane Vereen as a warning sign. After all, the Giants are paying Vereen more money annually than Jennings, and the Giants have very little guaranteed money still tied to Jennings' contract. Through the clutter, Jennings remains dedicated to...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Vereen to visit the White House Thursday with his old team

Just because Shane Vereen is now a member of the Giants and longer with the Super Bowl champion Patriots anymore does not mean he can't knock off an item in the top range of his bucket list. On Tursday, Vereen will get the chance to meet President Obama and get an inside look at the White House. He can't wait."Yeah, very excited, very excited," Vereen said during a conference call...
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April 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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