2015 Fantasy Football: Potential Breakout Offense — New York Giants

View image | The New York Giants are poised to have an explosive fantasy offense. It all starts with the quarterback Eli Manning. In 2014, Manning threw for 4,410 yards and 30 touchdowns. Those numbers should only improve this season. His weapons are nothing short of dynamic. First and foremost, he will have a healthy Odell Beckham Jr. for 16-games this year. Last...
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Giants Crowded Backfield in 2015 Causes Fantasy Dilemma

Having three talented running backs on your roster is an ideal situation for an NFL franchise. However, if you’re a fantasy football owner it can cause you a bit of a dilemma. This is the case for the New York Giants as they have three talented running backs with three different skill sets.Here’s a look at the Giants three running backs and their fantasy value heading into training...
Via Pro Football Spot
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Five offensive players with the most to gain during Giants' OTAs

The New York Giants are set to begin their first set of OTAs that run from May 26th through May 28th. Offseason player movement combined with the untimely injury of starting left tackle Will Beatty have combined to produce some uncertainty of the offensive side of the ball. These five offensive players can use this initial set of OTAs as an opportunity to establish key roles within...
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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...
Via Pro Football Spot
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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...
Via Fox Sports
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

For the New York Giants More Depth=More Production

As the days begin to get warmer and the season draws closer and closer there appears to growing optimism for New York Giants football fans. All three New York represented teams have been busy this offseason. While the Bills and Jets may have stole all the headlines, the New York Giants made one of the more underrated signings of free agency.Welcoming Shane VereenOn March 12ththe...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

What the Doctor Orders for the Rest of the Offseason

The lower key pickups in free agency are solid but not spectacular players in linebacker J.T. Thomas, receiver/returner Dwayne Harris, running back Shane Vereen, defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis, defensive end George Selvie, linebacker Jonathan Casillas and offensive tackle Marshall Newhouse. Thomas bounced around the league before having his best year with the Jaguars last season...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

The 10 best value free agent signings in 2015

Armed with the largest salary cap in NFL history, teams have opened their checkbooks this in an attempt to add players that will hopefully make them a contender. As a result, the start of free agency has been fast and furious, filled with one big contract after another. This kind of free-wheeling environment, where logic goes out the window and “keeping up with the Joneses” becomes...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
March 12, 2015  |  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...
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

AP Source: Giants agree with Vereen, 3 others

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have dipped into the free agency market, signing former Patriots running back Shane Vereen and three other players. A person with knowledge of the moves who requested anonymity because the Giants had not confirmed the agreements said the team also signed former Green Bay and Cincinnati offensive tackle Marshall Newhouse; Patriots linebacker...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen signs with New York Giants, according to multiple reports

The New England Patriots will lose more than they bargained for when the clock strikes 4 pm, signifying the beginning to the new league year. The Super Bowl champs have a plethora of players who are free agents that will be hard to retain, and even tougher to replace come next season. Shane Vereen, originally drafted in the second round in 2011, has reportedly agreed to a contract...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Source: Shane Vereen agrees to contract with Giants

Welcome to the Big Apple. Running back Shane Vereen -- who is coming off a Super Bowl victory with the New England Patriots -- has agreed to a deal with the New York Giants, a source has confirmed to FOX Sports 1 NFL Insider Mike Garafolo. Vereen came to New England as a second-round draft pick. In four seasons with the Patriots, he proved to be a threat in the running and passing...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Free Agency Live Blog: Shane Vereen Expected To Sign With Giants

1:05 p.m.: Uh oh, Patriots fans. Shane Vereen is likely headed to the New York Giants, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reports. [tweet align=’center’ 1:00 p.m.: The NFL free agency period officially gets underway at 4 p.m., but the wildness is already in full swing. Some of the biggest news happened over the weekend when it was...
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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
March 10, 2015  |  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...
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Giants Expected To Sign RB Shane Vereen

Ian Rapoport reports that the Giants are expected to sign RB Shane Vereen. Ralph Vacciano recently reported that the Giants are “very serious” about trying to sign Vereen. Vereen, 25, ran for 391 yards on 96 carries (4.1 YPC) to go along with 52 receptions for 447 yards receiving and five total touchdowns for the Patriots. Pro Football ...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Shane Vereen Drawing Interest From Giants, Jets Before Free Agency

The New England Patriots could be on the hunt for a third-down running back in free agency. Shane Vereen, who has held that role in the Patriots’ offense for the last three years, is drawing interest from the New York Giants and New York Jets, Comcast Sportsnet’s Mike Giardi reported Monday night. Vereen could replace Bilal Powell and Chris Johnson with the Jets to combine with...
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Show Interest In Free-Agent Running Back Roy Helu

The New England Patriots could be ready to move on from Shane Vereen. The Patriots have shown interest in Roy Helu, another pass-catching free-agent running back, during the legal tampering period, a source told the Providence Journal’s Mark Daniels. Helu caught 42 passes for 477 yards with two touchdowns last season with the Washington Redskins. He added 40 carries for 216 yards...
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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