Shane Vereen
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By Jeff Moore, Patriots Correspondent, Sat, Aug 23rd 2:21am EDT

Patriot's RB Shane Vereen started the Patriot's third preseason game, rushing six times for 18 yards, and catching five passes for 57 yards and two touchdowns.

Fantasy Impact: Vereen looked great and saw heavy usage throughout the first half of the game. He's locked in as the Patriot's passing-downs back if he can stay healthy. It's always hard to read the Patriot's RB situation, but if Friday night's game is any indication, Vereen could be in for a heavy workload this year.

By John Aubin, Patriots Correspondent, Sat, Aug 16th 9:47am EDT

Patriots running back Shane Vereen was limited to only two catches during Friday's preseason game against the Eagles. Vereen caught a short pass for a gain of 12 yards and on the next play, he caught a screen pass for a gain of 9 yards. He was targeted twice and finished with 21 receiving yards. He did not receive a carry. (Source: CBS Sports)

Fantasy Impact: After the first two preseason games, Vereen has not be involved in the running game. With Stevan Ridley, James White and Brandon Bolden getting most of the early down snaps, it is looking like Vereen may be exclusively used in the passing game. Currently being drafted in the fifth round I would only target Vereen in PPR leagues and avoid him at his current ADP in standard leagues.

By Tony Perugini, Patriots Correspondent, Sun, Aug 10th 4:22pm EDT

Vereen carried the ball once for 7 yards against the Redskins and had no targets in the passing game.

Fantasy Impact: While this performance was very limited and small, it's good to see Vereen out and involved. I expect him to be heavily involved in the passing game this year as he is by far the best pass-catching RB New England has to offer. 5-10 carries and 3-5 targets a game isn't out of the question for 2014. Target Vereen as a low end RB2 with the hopes of getting him as your RB3.

Fantasy Football Maniax | Sep 2nd
Vereen is going to be the Pierre Thomas of this offense and with Tom Brady liking to throw the ball a lot, Vereen has a ton of upside as a pass catcher in this offense.
CBS Sports | Aug 29th
The New England backfield has had its ups and downs. Our Jamey Eisenberg says Shane Vereen is poised for a big season. Will Stevan Ridley join him?
Yahoo! Sports | Aug 1st
The Patriots have a fun offense. The Lions have a snappy offense, too. And both teams boast handy backs who can catch the ball. So when push comes to shove and you need some PPR running-back love (I can hear Andy Behrens booing), who are you looking to in the middle rounds? Shane Vereen and Reggie Bush are today's items to discuss, and Dalton Del Don and Scott Pianowski are doing the arguing. Stat...
Rotoprofessor | Jul 28th
by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) Obviously this is geared towards those in PPR formats more than non-PPR formats, but regardless do you believe in Shane Vereen enough to select him this early? According to Fantasy Pros his current ADP is 61.4, so if you