Shane Vereen’s Updated 2013 Fantasy Outlook for Remainder of Season

November 16, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen can return for NFL Week 11 against the Carolina Panthers on Monday Night Football—even though his status is still in question—but Vereen represents a risky play for fantasy owners from here on out.
New England released wide receiver LaQuan Williams on Friday to presumably make room for Vereen on the roster, though no corresponding move has been made to do so just yet. With that being the case, relying on Vereen for Week 11 wouldn't be a smart move.
Relying on him to be the feature back in New England for the remainder of the season also wouldn't be a smart move in general. For more reasons than one, Vereen shouldn't be thought of as anything more than a flex option.
At this point in the fantasy season, owners are more than likely preparing for a run at the playoffs. Teams on the cusp of a playoff berth are looking for solid options off the waiver wire to bolster their rosters. Vereen represents a smart picku...

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