Report: Patriots RB Shane Vereen to undergo wrist surgery, out a 'few weeks'

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Monday September 9th, 2013

Shane Vereen will miss a few weeks with a broken wrist. (Elsa/Getty Images) Shane Vereen will miss a few weeks with a broken wrist. (Elsa/Getty Images)

New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen will undergo surgery to repair a broken bone in his left wrist, according to FOX Sports' Jay Glazer. Vereen is expected to be out of action for a "few weeks," according to Glazer.

Vereen suffered the injury on his first play in the Patriots' 23-21 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Vereen replaced starting running back Stevan Ridley after Ridley was benched for turning the ball over twice in the first half.

Vereen said he was experiencing numbness
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