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Bilal Powell Among Five Potential Free-Agent Running Backs For Patriots

New England Patriots fans must remain patient this offseason, no matter how difficult that sounds. The Patriots currently are $15.8 million over the salary cap after franchising kicker Stephen Gostkowski, so before they make any splash free-agent signings, they must figure out how many of their own players they can retain, including cornerback Darrelle Revis and safety Devin McCourty...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Rule Changes, Buccaneers, Falcons, & Patriots

Rule Changes The NFL announced released the list of changes the NFL competition committee is considering for next year. Modifying what is reviewable under instant replay Exploring processes and procedures of how a medical timeout would work Discussing banning the chop block Ensuring that the review process covers what was called on the field and does not create new fouls Refining...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen squashes rumor he wants $5 million per season

New England Patriots’ running back Shane Vereen set the record straight himself directly via Twitter in regards to rumors that he is seeking a $5 million annual contract. Haha not true but who wouldn't be?!?! RT @_D_Flo: “@jeffphowe: Source: @ShaneVereen34 hopeful for $5 … http://t.co/GMrXQZenQU — Shane Vereen (@ShaneVereen34) February 26, 2015   Vereen is slated...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen denies wanting $5 million per year

Kevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesPatriots running back Shane Vereen has denied rumors that he is looking for $5 million per season in free agency.Haha not true but who wouldn't be?!?! RT @_D_Flo: “@jeffphowe: Source: @ShaneVereen34 hopeful for $5 ... http://t.co/GMrXQZenQU— Shane Vereen (@ShaneVereen34) February 26, 2015If that's the case, this would figure to help New England if they...
Via Patriots Life
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Shane Vereen asking the New England Patriots for too much money?

Shane Vereen is a crucial part of the Patriots offense, but can New England afford to bring him back? According to the Boston Herald, Vereen is looking for a contract that would net him at least $5 million a year. That would put him in the top-10 of all running backs, right behind Jamaal Charles and DeAngelo Williams. Vereen, though, claims that’s not true. Haha not true but who...
Via cover32 - Patriots
5 days ago  |  Discuss

No, Shane Vereen isn’t hopeful for $5M per year

New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen would love to make $5 million next year, but he doesn’t expect it. Vereen responded directly to a Twitter report that he was “hopeful” to make a mega-deal this offseason. Haha not true but who wouldn’t be?!?! RT @_D_Flo: “@jeffphowe: Source: @ShaneVereen34 hopeful for $5 … http://t.co/GMrXQZenQU — Shane Vereen (...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen thinks $5 million report is funny

New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen thinks recent the recent report that he's seeking $5 million is a real knee-slapper.Haha not true but who wouldn't be?!?! RT @_D_Flo: “@jeffphowe: Source: @ShaneVereen34 hopeful for $5 ... http://t.co/GMrXQZenQU— Shane Vereen (@ShaneVereen34) February 26, 2015 The Patriots' pass-catching back, who thrives in the third-down role,...
Via AFC East Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Would the Pats be interested in Reggie Bush?

AP Photo/Duane Burleson, FilePatriots running backs Stevan Ridley and Shane Vereen will be free agents on March 10th unless the Patriots can work out a deal with either or both of them. However, Reggie Bush was just released by the Detroit Lions and that begs the question, would the Patriots be interested if they can't bring back Vereen or Ridley?Here are a few possible reasons why...
Via Patriots Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Positional Review: Running Back

Adding a potential superstar like Gurley will be very tempting if he's there at 32 As the NFL draft rapidly approaches, PatriotsLife will be doing it's best to keep you informed and up-to-date on all things draft. With that in mind, we'll be taking an in-depth look at each of the Patriots positions of need, sifting through the prospects to highlight potential Patriot fits. After...
Via Patriots Life
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Shane Vereen looking for $5 million per year

David Butler II/USA Today SportsPatriots running back and soon-to-be free agent Shane Vereen is reportedly looking for a deal that will pay him $5 million per season.As Jeff Howe of The Boston Herald reports, the Patriots have historically not paid up when the time has come to re-sign their running backs. The defending Super Bowl champions let LeGarrette Blount walk to Pittsburgh...
Via Patriots Life
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Positional Needs Breakdown

One wouldn’t think that after winning the Super Bowl a team would have a lot to focus on in the following offseason, however for this years New England Patriots, they have some very big holes that need to be paying attention to if they intend on repeating as champions. There are five key areas that should receive a lot of focus in the upcoming months. Running Backs: With both...
Via TopSportsReport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 landing spots for Shane Vereen

Robb Carr/GettyAs free agency approaches everything seems to be on hold with New England until the franchise decides what to do about Darrelle Revis's upcoming $20 million guaranteed salary for the 2015 season. If re-signed it could mean the end of smaller role players like Shane Vereen. Vereen has emerged as a solid pass catching running back for New England and hauled in over 52...
Via Patriots Life
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential Vereen replacements up for role

With Shane Vereen likely to hit free agency (thanks in part to his apparent high financial hopes), the New England Patriots are undoubtedly eying potential replacements for their pass-catching, third-down back.Two of those prospects, Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah and Miami’s Duke Johnson, have kept a keen eye on Vereen and could see themselves in his old role, according to Patriots...
Via AFC East Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Who gets the franchise tag?

Photo by Elsa/Getty ImagesThe NFL off-season is upon us, and the Patriots have some decisions to make. The Pats have 12 unrestricted free agents (list below, per ESPN Boston). Danny Aiken, LSAkeem Ayers, DE/LBAlan Branch, DTJonathan Casillas, LBPatrick Chung, SDan Connolly, GStephen Gostkowski, KSteve Maneri, TEDevin McCourty, SStevan Ridley, RBShane Vereen, RBChris White, LBSo,...
Via Patriots Life
13 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Need To Let Shane Vereen Walk

With free agency looming the Patriots staff has a lot of decisions to make in regards to the teams 2015 season. The teams number one goal has to be to get a long-term deal inked with Darrelle Revis. If a deal gets done like many expect it will make Revis the highest paid corner back in the NFL. After that the Patriots need to bring back high priced players such as Devin McCourty...
Via Pro Football Spot
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen Reportedly Targeting $5M Per Year In Next Contract

Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald reports that Patriots free agent RB Shane Vereen is hoping to secure “at least” $5 million per year in his next contract. Howe adds that Vereen could be aiming high at the start of his negotiations with an understanding that he could ultimately accept less in terms of his salary. According to Howe, Vereen is clearly looking to reach the open...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen Could Secure Similar Deal To Donald Brown, Jaguars An Option?

Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston spoke with a “respected NFL source” who suggested that Patriots RB Shane Vereen could target a similar free agent contract to Chargers RB Donald Brown.  Last year, the Chargers signed Vereen to a three-year contract worth $10.5 million and included $4 million guaranteed. According to Reiss’ source, this could be “the starting point” for contract...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots’ 2015 Running Back Outlook: Shane Vereen Set To Earn Big Pay Day

Editor’s note: NESN.com will go position by position to break down the Patriots’ depth chart heading into the 2015 offseason. Next up: the running backs. The New England Patriots are very fortunate that LeGarrette Blount decided to walk out on the Pittsburgh Steelers. The story is well told by now: Blount walked off the field prematurely during the Steelers’ Week 11 win, Pittsburgh...
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen: Tom Brady Is ‘Most Competitive Person I Have Ever Been Around’

The New England Patriots’ will to win all starts with the quarterback. Tom Brady has earned the reputation as one of sports’ fiercest competitors, and that’s manifested itself in four Super Bowl titles. Patriots running back Shane Vereen is just the latest teammate past or present to try to explain what sets Brady apart from everyone else. “The...
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen: ‘Different Ending’ To Super Bowl If Marshawn Lynch Gets Ball

This embed is invalid" /> Shane Vereen sure is glad Pete Carroll decided to keep the ball out of Marshawn Lynch’s hands in the final seconds on Super Bowl XLIX. The New England Patriots running back said Monday on NFL Network’s “NFL AM” that last weekend’s game likely would have ended differently had his Seattle Seahawks counterpart gotten the ball...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen: Different ending if Marshawn got the ball

It will go down as “what could have been” had the Seattle Seahawks decided to go with a running play instead of a passing play on their last offensive play of Super Bowl XLIX. We all know that if Seattle Seahawks’ running back Marshawn Lynch been handed off the ball, he had an excellent chance of making the one yard Seattle needed to win the game. The New England Patriots...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Free Agent Running Backs

Stumbling, fumbling, and rumbling into a new pass-heavy era of football, today’s brand of running back is undervalued and under-appreciated. Yet these ground and pounders still exemplify the physicality of the game they play. And regardless of their shrinking length of tenure, remain one of the most important facets of a successful NFL offense. When the bell toll’s on an NFL...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Free Agency Top Five – Running Backs

With ample salary cap space, the New York Jets should be major players in free agency as they try to end a four year playoff drought. Here are the top 5 unrestricted free agents at the running back position the Jets could potentially target:  1.Who: Shane VereenWhy: Weakening a division rival by taking away their best running back? That’s exactly what this move does. Vereen is...
Via Turn On The Jets
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski chugs beer, Fireball at Patriots parade

  Tight end Rob Gronkowski is the MVP of the New England Patriots Super Bowl parade. Gronkowski wore a minion hat and chugged anything he could get his hands on.   Give me that Fireball! gronk in a minion hat taking a shot of fireball. what else did you expect?! #worldchamps @patriots A video posted by maris_tagram (@maris_tagram) on Feb 4, 2015 at 10:43am PST ...
Via Sports-Glory
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Pending Patriot fee agents. Who will stay and who will go?

Getty ImagesNow that the New England Patriots have done their job and the parade is over, its time to turn attention to free agency.Free agency starts on March 10th and the Patriots will have a lot of decisions to make about several key contributors to the Super Bowl championship. Here is a list of the teams pending free agents.Boston HeraldLS Danny AikenDE Akeem AyersDT Alan BranchLB...
Via Patriots Life
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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