ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss expects Shane Vereen to get even more early-down and short-yardage opportunities this week.
Shane Vereen rushed seven times for 36 yards and a touchdown in the Patriots' Week 1 loss to the Dolphins, adding five catches for 35 yards.
ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss gets the sense from those around the team that Shane Vereen will have a "significant role in almost every plan."
Shane Vereen started the Patriots' third preseason game Friday night, rushing six times for 18 yards and hauling in five passes for 57 yards and two touchdowns.
Shane Vereen did not record a carry in the Patriots' second preseason game Friday night.
ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss expects Shane Vereen to handle a majority of New England's running back snaps this season.
Shane Vereen says his 2013 wrist fracture still isn't fully healed.
Shane Vereen rushed four times for 34 yards and caught five balls for 59 yards in the Patriots' AFC Championship game loss.
Shane Vereen (groin) was a full participant in Thursday's practice.
Shane Vereen (groin) was limited in Wednesday's practice.
Shane Vereen played on just 24-of-73 snaps (32.8 percent) in Saturday's win over the Colts.
Shane Vereen rushed five times for 17 yards in New England's Divisional Round win over the Colts, adding two catches for 16 yards.
Shane Vereen (groin) is active for Saturday's Divisional Round game against the Colts.
Shane Vereen is listed as probable for the Divisional Round.