Patriots’ Shane Vereen Needs Surgery

Patriots_Shane_Vereen_2013New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen needs surgery to repair a small broken bone in his wrist and will miss a few weeks, Fox Sports reported Monday.

Vereen suffered the injury early in Sunday’s season-opening victory over the Buffalo Bills, according to the report, but played the entire game. Vereen did not practice Monday, according to the team’s practice report.

After New England’s 23-21 win, Vereen experienced numbness because the bone sits on a nerve, according to the report.

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