Just one week after totaling 110 yards from scrimmage and a touchdown, New York Giants running back Shane Vereen was nowhere to be found in the team's 27-7 Week 6 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
Despite falling behind in the second half, the Giants did not make Vereen a bigger part of their game plan. He finished with just 28 of 70 offensive snaps. The Giants' decision to not get Vereen more involved is a curious one -- the Eagles were without their top three inside linebackers.
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Vereen saw just four targets in the passing game, and he caught one pass for six yards. In the running game, Vereen didn't gain a single yard rushing on four carries.
In the Giants' Week 7 matchup against the Dallas Cowboys, the Giants could look to get Vereen more involved. He can serve as an excellent outlet in the passing game against a talented pass rush.