Patriots RB Shane Vereen put his playmaking ability on ...

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Patriots RB Shane Vereen put his playmaking ability on full display against the Panthers.

He caught A.J. Klein sleeping in coverage for a 40-yard touchdown, and then looked like Superman extending for the pylon on his second score of the night. He tallied five catches, on five targets, for 57 yards.

He only had 18 yards on six rushes, but that came in a backfield that never got rolling as a unit.

Fantasy Impact: 

Vereen remains a matchup problem for defenses, and the Patriots use of split backs could be a weapon that makes the most of his unique skills. He may have his share of up and down weeks but Vereen is a very good PPR option who is usually available in rounds three or four in most formats.

Filed Under: 2014, Preseason

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