Patriots RB Shane Vereen questionable for Cardinals game
What are you looking for?
Latest NFL News and Rumors...

Robert Griffin III may have been "All In for Week 1" last year, but it's clear that he wasn't his usual self. Hi... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
A couple of hours following a report that wide receiv... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Montee Ball's rookie season got off to a rough start with a nasty case of fumblitis that limited his playing time for the ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
One visit was all Chris Johnson needed to find his next NFL team. Johnson reached an agreement Wednesday with the New York... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi said Tuesday that he envisions his to... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Brandon Lloyd's career looked like it was over after he spent all of last season without a roster spot anywhere. Now his c... [read more] [All News & Rumors]

Patriots RB Shane Vereen questionable for Cardinals game

The Patriots have definitely found their starting running back in Stevan Ridley @StevanRidley. It looks like his scheduled backup might return to the field this weekend. After missing the season opener in Tennessee because of a foot injury, Shane Vereen @ShaneVereen34 has taken part in some limited practices this week and is officially questionable to play Sunday versus the Cardinals.

Fantasy Analysis:

We worry about Bill Belichick pulling the rug out from under our feet when it comes to his running backs, but there's no doubt that Ridley is locked into the starting job after what he showed against the Titans. He'll continue to get the large majority of the carries and is an outstanding RB2 versus the Cardinals. Vereen's return will impact Danny Woodhead @danny__woodhead the most. Those two will probably split playing time behind Ridley. He's not a fantasy alternative at this point.

Boston Globe/Twitter

0 Comments | Add Yours

There are no comments on this article yet.

You must login in order to comment:

If you do not have an account yet, register here -- it's free

Warning: You don't have cookies enabled in your internet broswer. Without cookies, you will not be able to login. Some web browsers allow cookies to be managed on a per-site basis.

News Archive
NFL News Feed: XML Feed
Subscribe to FFToolbox NFL News and Rumors by Email
Brian Murphy -
Follow on Twitter
Los Angeles, CA
FFToolbox Fantasy Football Writer since 2002
Follow me on Twitter: @Spokes_Murphy.

I have played fantasy sports since 2001, specializing in fantasy football and baseball. I wrote for FFToolbox from 2002-2005 and re-joined in 2009.

I am a journalism/mass communication grad student at Cal State University, Northridge. I am aiming to be a sports reporter for a website, newspaper, magazine, anything. I am a graduate from the University of Central Florida. I make my home in Long Beach, Calif.

While I grew up in California, my favorite football team has always been the New York Giants.
Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties