New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen is officially listed as out for the team's game on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. Vereen is dealing with a foot injury and was held out of practice on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Stevan Ridley outplayed Vereen in the preseason and will now get a chance to run away with the starting job in the season opener. Bill Belichick can be unpredictable, though.
Fantasy Impact: Stevan Ridley is a strong play as a running back No. 1 on Sunday. He has a chance to throw a coming out party with full control of the Patriots' backfield and a solid matchup against the Tennessee Titans.
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