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Roy Helu

Washington Redskins
Running Back

Ht: 5.9 | Wt: 215

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Week By Week

YearTmGRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptTchsTot YdsFum Lost
2011WAS151516404.2420493797.731020010192
2012WAS3221.00007456.43009470
2013WAS16622744.4240312518.1000935250
Average:72305320292257001015301
Total:2159163608767571030215912

Redskins | Third-down back position battle

Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:38:15 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Roy Helu will receive competition from RBs Chris Thompson and Lache Seastrunk for the role of third-down running back. Helu is criticized for rarely getting more than what defenses give him, and the coaching regime who selected him out of college are no longer with the organization. It is expected Helu will win the job because the other two are unproven in pass-protection situations at the NFL level.

Fantasy Tip: Helu is a RB5/6 with more value in PPR leagues, and obvious handcuff for Alfred Morris, if he wins the job. Seastrunk could be worth a late-round flier in deep leagues, if he proves he is a capable pass blocker during training camp. Thompson is undraftable at this point.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - Mike Jones

Redskins | Roy Helu gets increase in base salary

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:37:26 -0800

Washington Redskins RB Roy Helu will see his base salary increase from $645,000 in 2013 to $1,389,000 in 2014.

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Redskins | Roy Helu likely to be third-down back

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 21:10:01 -0800

Washington Redskins beat writer John Keim feels that RB Roy Helu is set to be the team's third-down back.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - John Keim

Redskins | Roy Helu finds end zone thrice

Sun, 20 Oct 2013 15:22:39 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Roy Helu carried 11 times for 41 yards and three touchdowns in the Week 7 game against the Chicago Bears, and he added one reception for five yards.

Fantasy Tip: Helu saw 11 carries, with fellow tailback Alfred Morris rushing 19 times. Helu is eating into the touches for Morris, although he shouldn't be overvalued from a fantasy perspective based upon this performance. He remains useful only as an RB3 or flex play option in fantasy leagues of 12 or more teams.

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Redskins | Not giving up on running game

Fri, 11 Oct 2013 14:21:22 -0700

The Washington Redskins remain committed to RB Alfred Morris and the running game, despite the fact that they are averaging only 22.25 running plays per game compared to 32.43 last season. Morris' 5.3 yards per carry in 2013 are higher than his first four games last season, but he's only averaging 14 carries per contest, and his 296 rushing yards ranks him as tied for 16th in the league. Two blowout losses forced the 'Skins to abandon the running game early.

"We believe in the running game," head coach Mike Shanahan said. "We always believe we're going to have a great game plan, and usually teams that can run the football have a lot of success. We always have that philosophy and hopefully this week, we can get back to where we've been running the football, and play-action game and those types of things." RB Roy Helu took over when Morris was injured in Week 4 and had 13 carries for 41 yards. Morris' ribs are "a little" sore, but he expects to play in Week 6 against the Dallas Cowboys.

Fantasy Tip: The Cowboys could present a nice opportunity for the 'Skins to get the ground game moving in the right direction if the passing game can keep Dallas back on their heels enough to open some running lanes. Morris is a good play. Helu could also see enough work but is more of a handcuff option for Morris owners.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - Mike Jones

Redskins | Roy Helu wins No. 2 RB job

Wed, 28 Aug 2013 09:46:26 -0700

Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said Tuesday, Aug. 27, that RB Roy Helu has secured the primary backup job behind RB Alfred Morris.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - Mark Maske

Redskins | Roy Helu to be third-down back

Sun, 18 Aug 2013 17:46:54 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Roy Helu will be used as the third-down back, which will showcase his pass blocking and his ability to catch the ball.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Times - Rich Campbell

Redskins | Roy Helu doing well with pass protection

Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:14:38 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Roy Helu has been performing well in pass protection drills during training camp. Helu is looking to win the third-down running back role this season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Times - Rich Campbell

Redskins | Roy Helu ahead in competition for No. 2 RB job

Thu, 01 Aug 2013 13:39:24 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Roy Helu appears to be the leading candidate for the No. 2 running back job. The team has been using him in standard running plays, option pitches and as a receiver out of the backfield because they want to take advantage of his speed and catching ability.

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Redskins | Roy Helu making cuts

Tue, 16 Jul 2013 08:41:52 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Roy Helu (knee, toe) was making cuts near the end of OTAs. He's expected to be completely healthy entering the season.

Fantasy Tip: Helu has flashed the talent, but he hasn't been healthy enough to flaunt it. We can't expect much at this point, but keep his name in the back of your mind.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Times - Rich Campbell

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