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34 Shane Vereen RB

New York Giants

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
11%0%
Key Stats
GPAttYdsAvgTDsFum
5331584.812

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Giants' Shane Vereen: Will shoulder pass-catching duties
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vereen is expected to handle most of the Giants' snaps at running back on passing downs, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.

Vereen is pegged behind Paul Perkins on the depth chart at running back, but the veteran is rightfully considered the team's top receiver out of the backfield, given the aptitude he's showed in that area throughout his career. Furthermore, with the Giants sporting the same underwhelming offensive line as last season, coach Ben McAdoo has chosen to deploy a quick-release passing game so far in training camp, emphasizing screens and plays that get the ball out of quarterback Eli Manning's hands as soon as possible. Those play designs figure to benefit Vereen greatly, assuming he can stay healthy. Last season, the 28-year-old played just five games after tearing his triceps twice, but Vereen appears to be back to full speed after a lower-leg injury limited his involvement earlier in camp.

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Giants' Shane Vereen: Working off to side at practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vereen (lower leg) is working off to the side at Thursday's practice, Newsday's Art Stapleton reports.

Vereen will miss a third straight practice, but his ability to do some individual work suggests his lower leg injury isn't serious. He's slated for his usual role as the passing down back, after missing most of last season with a triceps injury.

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Giants' Shane Vereen: No practice Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vereen didn't practice Wednesday due to "lower leg soreness," Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.

What was deemed a "lower-body" injury Tuesday has been clarified as a sore lower leg, but the key here is Vereen taking a seat for a second straight day. On a positive note, he worked on the side with trainers, per James Kratch of NJ.com, so he may be approaching an appearance on the practice field soon. Once healthy, Vereen will be the primary pass catcher out of the Giants backfield.

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Giants' Shane Vereen: Tending to 'lower-body' injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vereen was held out of practice Tuesday due to a "lower-body" injury, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.

Head coach Ben McAdoo was ambiguous about the nature of the injury, but he also termed Vereen as "sore," so the running back may be merely feeling the aches and pains associated with an elevated workload. With Vereen absent, the Giants now have two members of the backfield sitting out -- also, Shaun Draughn (ankle) -- which is likely solidifying Paul Perkins even further as the unquestioned No. 1 back. No matter, if healthy, Vereen will contribute as a pass catcher, at the very least.

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Giants' Shane Vereen: Recovered from 2016 triceps injuries
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vereen (triceps) is healthy after twice tearing his triceps last season, ESPN's Jordan Raanan reports.

Vereen originally hurt his triceps in Week 3 and missed the ensuing nine games while in recovery. However, he perhaps rushed back too soon, as the veteran scatback aggravated the same muscle in Week 14 and subsequently required season-ending corrective surgery. Thankfully, for Vereen, the Giants didn't bring in any legitimate threats to his role as the team's third-down back this offseason, leaving him a clearly-defined role on offense in advance of the 2017 campaign.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
P38/26/17NYJ7:00 pm
P48/31/17@ NE7:30 pm
19/10/17@ DAL8:30 pm
29/18/17DET8:30 pm
39/24/17@ PHI1:00 pm
410/1/17@ TB4:05 pm
510/8/17LAC1:00 pm
610/15/17@ DEN8:30 pm
710/22/17SEA4:25 pm
Bye: Week 8
911/5/17LAR1:00 pm
1011/12/17@ SF4:25 pm
1111/19/17KC1:00 pm
1211/23/17@ WAS8:30 pm
1312/3/17@ OAK4:25 pm
1412/10/17DAL4:25 pm
1512/17/17PHI1:00 pm
1612/24/17@ ARI4:25 pm
1712/31/17WAS1:00 pm
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2011New England Patriots5015573.819102
2012New England Patriots131622514.0163015
2013New England Patriots81442084.7211210
2014New England Patriots166963914.1192015
2015New York Giants160612604.3390113
2016New York Giants51331584.825118
2017New York Giants0000---0000
TOTAL63931113254.3398463
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2011New England Patriots5000---00000
2012New England Patriots131814918.6831116
2013New England Patriots81474279.15032125
2014New England Patriots166524478.64934124
2015New York Giants160594948.43743023
2016New York Giants5111948.5160004
2017New York Giants0000---00000
TOTAL63917716119.1831110382
Kick Returns
YearTeamGNoYdsAvgLgTD40+
2011New England Patriots500---000
2012New England Patriots1300---000
2013New England Patriots836622.02400
2014New England Patriots1600---000
2015New York Giants161432122.94601
2016New York Giants500---000
2017New York Giants000---000
TOTAL631738722.84601
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2011New England Patriots510.010000.0000
2012New England Patriots1311.000000.0000
2013New England Patriots800.000000.0000
2014New England Patriots1611.000000.0000
2015New York Giants1611.000000.0000
2016New York Giants511.000000.0000
2017New York Giants000.000000.0000
TOTAL6354.010000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2011New England Patriots500000000
2012New England Patriots1311000000
2013New England Patriots810000000
2014New England Patriots1600000000
2015New York Giants1610000000
2016New York Giants522000000
2017New York Giants000000000
TOTAL6353000000
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-10/205
Birthdate:
3/2/1989
Age:
28
Hometown:
Valencia, CA, USA
School:
California
NFL Experience:
7
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