Shane Vereen News Archive
Vereen is likely to undergo surgery on his triceps injury, but is a candidate to be placed on injured reserve and return later this season given the procedure's two-month recovery timetable, NFL.com's Mike Garafolo reports.
Vereen will miss the rest of the season due to a triceps injury.
Vereen carried 11 times for 67 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 29-27 loss to the Redskins. He added a pair of catches on five targets for another 28 yards and lost a fumble for the second straight game.
Vereen will start at running back for the absent Rashad Jennings (thumb) against the Redskins on Sunday.
With Rashad Jennings reportedly out, Vereen should be in line for more early-down work.
Vereen had 14 carries for 42 yards and three catches for 24 yards Sunday against the Saints. He also lost a fumble.
Vereen rushed for 38 yards on six carries and added 23 yards on three catches in Sunday's win over Dallas.
Vereen rushed six times for 11 yards and caught two passes (on two targets) for 18 yards in Saturday's preseason game against the Jets.