Patriots RB Shane Vereen led all backs in snaps in Week...

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Patriots RB Shane Vereen led all backs in snaps in Week 1.

Fantasy Impact: 

Vereen had a short-yardage TD in the game on top of his normal pass-catching duties James White was inactive. It's hard to get a feel for the Pats offense week-to-week, but Vereen continues to be the safest play.

Also of note is Julian Edelman leading the WRs with Danny Amendola next. The author pointed to Aaron Dobson as a key loss in terms of down the field presence.

TE Rob Gronkowski played on just 38 of 76 snaps but did catch a TD. It was expected he wouldn't see significant time. If that trend continues next week, he's still worth putting in fantasy lineups for his red zone presence alone.

Filed Under: 2014, W2

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