Gray Leads Pats RBs With A Team High 62 Yards

Patriots running back Jonas Gray is apparently out of the doghouse.Fantasy Spin:Gray led the team with 11 carries versus the Dolphins and gained a team-high 62 yards. LeGarrette Blount and Shane Vereen, however, scored the rushing touchdowns, so the Patriots backfield remains a mystery.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Impressed With Fans’ Noisy Turnout At Qualcomm Stadium

SAN DIEGO — Perhaps it was the open-air press box, but there were times when Qualcomm Stadium sounded louder Sunday night than Gillette Stadium during a home game — seriously. New England Patriots fans came out in droves for the team’s 23-14 win over the San Diego Chargers. Wide receiver Julian Edelman was stunned by the noise they created to hinder the Chargers’ offense...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Could Be Poised For Upset Over Cowboys On ‘Thursday Night Football’

The Chicago Bears host the Dallas Cowboys on “Thursday Night Football,” with Dallas looking to hang steady with Philadelphia in the NFC East division race. The Cowboys opened as a 4.5-point favorite, and the line has moved to 4 points at some sportsbooks. The total is set at 51 points. The Cowboys are 8-4 straight up and 6-6 against the spread on the season, while the Bears are...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Seen on Film – Five Things from Packers Patriots

I had the opportunity to watch the full All-22 coaches film of last Sunday’s Green Bay Packers win over the New England Patriots. I always enjoy looking for those not-so-obvious things that happen during a game. Here are five:   McCarthy’s game plan: Much has been written and discussed about the quality of Mike McCarthy’s game plan. I though it might be just us Packers fans...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Curse of Justin Bieber rub off on Patriots?

            The San Diego Chargers have to be happy that several New England Patriots players, including Rob Gronkowski, met pop star Justin Bieber Monday night in Los Angeles. But will Gronkowski and the Patriots be the latest to fall victim to the Curse of Bieber? The last three teams Bieber has visited have all lost. The Knicks lost...
Via Sports-Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Gronk & Patriots With Justin Bieber In Locker Room

Can a Patriots fan that currently lives in Los Angeles do me a favor? Can you please remove Rob Gronkowski, Shane Vereen, Jonas Gray, Akeem Ayers and any other New England Patriots players from the presence of Justin Bieber? If the players want to visit with former Boston Celtics coach, Doc Rivers, who is now coaching the L.A. Clippers, that’s cool. After all, he did give the...
Via The Awesome Boston
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Injury Report: Shane Vereen, Chandler Jones, Brandon LaFel

The New England Patriots will travel to Green Bay, Wisconsin today to take on the Green Bay Packers. The Patriots have won their previous seven games heading into Sunday's match-up. Some notable injuries could potentially put New England down key players. Shane Vereen, Brandon LaFell and Chandler Jones are all listed as questionable for today's game.Shane Vereen was limited in practice...
Via NFL Injury Report
19 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Sign LeGarrette Blount

The New England Patriots have signed LeGarrette Blount to a 2 year deal, days after he was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Blount spent last season with the Pats, and rushed for a career high 7 touchdowns, gaining 772 yards on 153 carries. He finished 2nd on the team in carries and yards behind Stevan Ridley, whose injury this season led to the emergence of rookie Jonas Gray...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Blowout Sunday: Streak of routs continues for Sunday Night Football, featured doubheader game

Technically, New England’s 42-20 victory over Indianapolis wasn’t as bad as some of the previous clunkers on NBC’s “Sunday Night Football.” The Patriots only held a 14-10 lead at halftime. At least there was the promise of some suspense in the fourth quarter. However, any drama quickly disappeared as Jonas Gray (who?) looked like John Riggins, rolling over the Colts with...
Via Sherman Report
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts tickets for SNF matchup against Patriots 50% above average

The New England Patriots (7-2), winners of five straight games, will travel to Lucas Oil Stadium to face the Indianapolis Colts (6-3) on Sunday Night Football. Both teams enjoyed a bye week during Week 10, so expect playoff-based game plans and an electric vibe when this game kicks off. New England is coming off an impressive 43-21 home victory over the Denver Broncos. Quarterback...
Via The Colts Authority
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Five things we learned from the New England Patriots thrashing of the Bears

The AFC playoff race is quickly becoming a total free for all. The AFC North is completely up for grabs, and while the Broncos seemingly have the AFC West on lockdown, the Chargers and Chiefs continue to prove themselves to be legitimate threats every week. The Colts looked to be developing into a true powerhouse before being lit up by Ben Roethlisberger, and the Texans just keep...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Injury Report: Tom Brady, Shane Vereen, Dan Connolly

Tom Brady and his New England Patriots will look to extend their current three game winning streak against the visiting Chicago Bears this afternoon: #457332252 / Despite the long list of players, the Patriots’ final Week 8 Injury Report could have been a lot worse. DE Chandler Jones (hip) is the only player listed to the report that has been ruled out...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots interested in trading for Vincent Jackson

The New England Patirots are among “more than 4 teams calling around” with interest in Tampa Bay wide receiver Vincent Jackson, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Vincent Jackson still generating trade interest. Among the more than 4 teams calling around: Eagles, Pats, Seahawks. Bucs want real value — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 26, 2014 The 6-foot-5 Jackson...
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October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots-Bears Live: Shane Vereen (Illness) Reportedly Will Play Sunday

10:45 p.m. ET: The battle between Vereen brothers reportedly will go down as planned on Sunday regardless of an illness that kept New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen out of practice Friday. Vereen will play this afternoon, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported in the morning. Vereen should see a lot of action, as he did last week, with starting running back Stevan Ridley...
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: 3 Keys to Victory against Chicago Bears

  The New England Patriots escaped the New York Jets late comeback attempt last week on Thursday Night Football to improve to a 5-2 record, but there are big holes that remain on the Patriots team. The Patriots will play in the confides of Gillette Stadium for two more weeks before a bye week and then beginning a tough road stretch in November against top playoff contenders. Here...
Via TopSportsReport
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Looking to Trade for a Runningback

#457657816 / On top of the news that the Patriots are interested in trading for Vincent Jackson, the Pats are also reportedly interested in trading for a starting running back.  The Patriots lost Stevan Ridley two weeks ago, and had to fill in for him with Jonas Gray as they lacked a between the tackles runner.  Shane Vereen is good, but without Ridley, an element...
Via TopSportsReport
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Brady, Vereen expected to play for Patriots

Quarterback Tom Brady and running back Shane Vereen are both expected to play in Sunday’s game for the New England Patriots. Brady is listed as probable ahead of an Week 8 match-up against the Chicago Bears. Despite some early season wobbles, Brady has been on fire lately averaging 305 yards over his last three games while throwing nine touchdowns. He should have another strong...
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Injury Report: Shane Vereen (Illness) Questionable Against Bears

FOXBORO, Mass. — Shane Vereen’s mysterious absence from New England Patriots practice has been explained. The Patriots running back missed practice on Friday with an illness. He’s questionable to play against the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Chandler Jones (hip) is the lone Patriots player ruled out after he didn’t practice this week. Offensive linemen Dan Connolly (concussion...
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen Absent From Patriots Practice; Alan Branch Still Missing

FOXBORO, Mass. — Shane Vereen fantasy owners, check your waiver wire. The New England Patriots running back was absent at practice on Friday for undisclosed reasons. The Patriots will release a practice participation and injury report around 4:30 detailing why the third-down back didn’t participate in the session. Defensive end Chandler Jones remains out of practice with a hip...
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Vereen brothers square off when Bears visit Pats

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The Vereen brothers competed hard against each other while growing up in California. Video games. Stickball. Basketball in the backyard. And, of course, football - in the living room. On Sunday, they'll be on the same field when New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen and Chicago Bears safety Brock Vereen meet in a game that really matters. ''We were...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Tweet Adorable ‘Throwback Thursday’ Photo Of Vereen Brothers

Thursdays on social media mean an influx of your friends’ childhood photos, whether you want to see them or not. But every once in a while, “Throwback Thursday” will produce a real gem. Take this photo that the New England Patriots posted of Pats running back Shane Vereen and his younger brother, Chicago Bears safety Brock Vereen, for instance. #TBT: @ShaneVereen34 &...
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen: Bears Safety, Brother Brock Vereen Has Never Hit Me ‘In Pads’

FOXBORO, Mass. — Sunday afternoon will be a first for the Vereen family, but it’s a moment they’ve been looking forward to for a long time. New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen has never shared the field with his younger brother, Chicago Bears safety Brock Vereen, but the two will knock heads on Sunday. Brock is now a rookie starter for the Bears, and Shane is expected...
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Week 9 Odds: Patriots Are Touchdown Favorite Over Bears

The New England Patriots will host the Chicago Bears in a Week 8 inter-conference matchup on Sunday. The Patriots opened as a touchdown favorite, with the line holding steady thus far at sportsbooks monitored by The total is set at 49.5. The Patriots are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games, and have gone OVER in seven of their last eight home games. The Bears are 4-2 ATS...
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Contract year players: Shane Vereen

Vereen is a free agent next year. (Damian Strohmeyer - SI)Following my previous article in this series on Stevan Ridley, I will look at the likelihood of running back Shane Vereen re-signing with the team following this season.So, as of late, it seems much more likely that Shane Vereen could be back next year, following the ACL and MCL tears of Stevan Ridley. During Thursday night...
Via Patriots Life
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Shane Vereen legit?

(Winslow Townson – USA TODAY Sports)Was Shane Vereen's Thursday night performance a preview of more to come as him as the feature back, or a fluke?Yeah he had a great performance, and without a doubt we would have lost the game without him on the field, but to say he is the answer to replacing Stevan Ridley is just idiotic. He ran the ball eleven times for only forty three yards...
Via Patriots Life
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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