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Roy Helu

Roy Helu - #29 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 215 lbs.
Birthday 12/07/1988
Birthplace Danville, CA
College Nebraska
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 4th round, 8th pick by Redskins

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
2 2 0

NFC East Spin cycle: Setting up a D.C. showdown

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 3:05 a.m. ET
The Giants can’t win the NFC East. But the Redskins and Cowboys both have a shot to claim the division, and they both could make the postseason.

Redskins, Colts ride winning mojo beyond numbers

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 11:15 p.m. ET
The Redskins and Colts have talented rookie quarterbacks, but their winning formulas extend beyond that.

Redskins-Cowboys flexed to prime time in Week 17

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 11:13 p.m. ET
The Week 17 game between the Redskins and Cowboys for the NFC East title has been flex into the primetime slot.

Redskins beat Eagles, extend win streak to six

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin III threw two touchdown passes and the Redskins held on to beat the Eagles 27-20 Sunday for their sixth straight win.

Are Giants looking past Kenny Phillips?

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Could these be the final few games in Kenny Phillips' Giants career? Don't rule it out.

Friday's 60-second rant: RG3 is Browns' missing piece

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
With a talented roster lacking a quality QB, the Browns could have been set for years if they had succeeded in nabbing Robert Griffin III.

Key matchup: Eagles QB Nick Foles vs. Redskins pass defense

Posted Dec. 20, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
In Thursday's key matchup, we take a look at the Redskins' key battle with the Eagles in Philadelphia.

Week 16 playoff scenarios

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
First-round byes and playoff spots are up for grabs in Week 16. See how it can happen in the playoff scenarios.

Redskins OT Black suspended four games

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
Redskins OT Jordan Black was suspended four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.

NFC East Spin cycle: Three-team race in NFC East

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
The NFC East is a logjam at the top: The Redskins, Cowboys and Giants are all at 8-6 with two weeks left to settle things.

Cousins leads Redskins over Browns 38-21

Posted Dec. 16, 2012 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Rookie Kirk Cousins threw for 329 yards and two TDs filling in for Robert Griffin III, leading the Redskins to their fifth straight win, 38-21 over the Browns.

Redskins announce Cousins to start Sunday

Posted Dec. 15, 2012 @ 10:56 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced Saturday evening that rookie Kirk Cousins will be the starting quarterback in the team’s Week 15 game against the Browns.

Report: Griffin limited to individual drills during practice

Posted Dec. 14, 2012 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
The Redskins listed QB Robert Griffin III as questionable, and Kirk Cousins reportedly took the first-team reps this week.

Redskins' receivers starting to come around

Posted Dec. 14, 2012 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
Pierre Garcon is the main option in the passing game, but other Redskins receivers are developing their games.

NFC East Spin cycle: Clean sweep as race thickens

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The NFC East remains a three-way race with all four teams winning Sunday. David Wilson had a record day in the Giants' win.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 26, 2012
The Washington Redskins have placed Helu Jr. on injured reserve.||||||| Helu has been dealing with turf toe in his left foot since the season opener and had two sore Achilles during preseason. He had only two carries for 2 yards and seven catches for 45 yards this season.
Posted Dec. 12, 2011
Helu became the first Washington rookie to for 100 yards in three straight games during a 34-27 loss to New England on Sunday.||||||| Helu had a career-best 126 yards on 27 carries during the defeat and has a combined 334 of his 582 yards over the past three games.
Posted Dec. 05, 2011
Helu rushed for 100 yards and a score in Sunday's 34-19 loss to the Jets.||||||| Helu has run for 208 yards and two TDs in the last two games.
Posted Nov. 28, 2011
Helu had career highs of 23 carries for 108 yards and scored his first touchdown in Sunday's 23-17 win over Seattle. He also caught seven passes for 54 yards.||||||| This could be a breakout game for Helu, who averaged 39.0 rushing yards per game over his previous three contests.
Posted Nov. 07, 2011
Helu made his first career start in Sunday's loss to San Francisco, running 10 times for 41 yards, but he caught 14 passes for 105 yards.||||||| Helu is getting some unexpected playing time with the injuries to Washington's running backs, though the performance receiving cannot be expected to be duplicated.

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