ESPN Boston's Field Yates expects Shane Vereen's playing time to "spike" in 2013.
Shane Vereen rushed four times for 16 yards in the Patriots' AFC Championship Game loss to the Ravens, adding two catches for 22 yards.
Tom Brady referred to Shane Vereen's 124-yard, three-touchdown performance in Sunday's victory as "just a huge growing-up moment."
Shane Vereen burned the Texans for 83 yards and two touchdowns on five receptions and added another 41 yards and a score on seven carries to lift the Patriots to a 41-28 victory in the Divisional round of the playoffs.
Shane Vereen didn't receive a single touch in Sunday's Week 16 win over the Jaguars.
Shane Vereen lost the ball on his lone touch in New England's Week 15 loss to the 49ers, fumbling at the end of a four-yard reception in the first quarter.
Shane Vereen rushed for 40 yards on eight carries in Monday night's Week 14 win over the Texans.
Shane Vereen rushed three times for 14 yards in the Patriots' Week 13 win over the Dolphins.
Shane Vereen rushed for 42 yards on 10 carries and caught two passes for 91 yards and a touchdown in Thursday night's win over the Jets.
Shane Vereen rushed 11 times for 40 yards and a touchdown in New England's Week 11 rout of the Colts.
Shane Vereen rushed five times for just five yards in Week 10 against the Bills.
Shane Vereen carried the ball seven times for 22 yards and a touchdown in the Patriots' Week 8 rout of the Rams.
Coach Bill Belichick suggested that Shane Vereen has moved up the depth chart regardless of Brandon Bolden's (knee) health going forward.
Coach Bill Belichick suggested that RB Shane Vereen is ideally used as a "space" player as opposed to a high-volume interior runner who can sustain a rushing attack.