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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 sleepers few and far between

Posted July 20, 2010 @ noon ET
The NFC East stands as one of the toughest divisions, top to bottom, and there are not a lot of quality sleeper candidates with so many established stars.

Redskins suffer loss with OL Williams out

Posted July 17, 2010 @ 8:17 a.m. ET
The Redskins are facing an OL picture without Mike Williams, who was an unexpectedly strong contributor inside last season.

Reports: Redskins OL Williams likely out for season

Posted July 10, 2010 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
Redskins OG-OT Mike Williams, who was to contend for a starting job at right guard, is expected to miss the 2010 season due to blood clots near his heart, The Washington Post reported Friday night, citing "two people familiar with ...

Snyder not culprit in Haynesworth mess

Posted July 05, 2010 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
Daniel Snyder has repeatedly thrown good money after bad, writes PFW's Hub Arkush, yet he's not the bad guy in the Albert Haynesworth dispute.

Lions' pass on Haynesworth no surprise

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The Lions made it public that they have no intention of dealing for DT Albert Haynesworth, and our sources say they never came close to a trade.

Redskins' interest in Chargers' Jackson unclear

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
Reports suggest that the Redskins are one of the teams that are interested in acquiring disgruntled Chargers WR Vincent Jackson, but that interest might have changed following Jackson's three-game suspension.

Redskins CB Westbrook acquitted of drunken driving

Posted June 28, 2010 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Redskins CB Byron Westbrook, the brother of free-agent RB Brian Westbrook, has been acquitted on all charges from a February arrest for suspicion of drunken driving.

Haynesworth says he'll be at training camp

Posted June 23, 2010 @ 8:37 p.m. ET
After having missed all of the team's offseason activities thus far, disgruntled Redskins DL Albert Haynesworth says he plans to show up for training camp despite his ongoing unhappiness with the team.

As forecast, Haynesworth signing backfiring on 'Skins

Posted June 21, 2010 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
Despite numerous warnings about the dangers of signing Albert Haynesworth last year, Redskins owner Daniel Snyder did so anyway. Now Snyder must deal with the mess Haynesworth has created in Washington.

Saints trade OT Brown to Redskins

Posted June 19, 2010 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
The Saints traded OT Jammal Brown to the Redskins on Saturday for a 2011 draft pick, Saints executive vice president and general manager Mickey Loomis announced in a team-issued statement on Saturday.

Redskins sign fourth-round LB Riley

Posted June 18, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
The Redskins announced Friday that they have signed LB Perry Riley.

Redskins will go after Haynesworth bonus money

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Before any trade or transaction will happen with DT Albert Haynesworth, the Redskins will attempt to recoup as much of the $26 million in bonuses they have paid him thus far.

Redskins sign LB McIntosh; release PK Medlock

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
The Redskins have signed restricted free-agent LB Rocky McIntosh to a one-year, $1.759 million contract.

Haynesworth's contract affordable now

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 10:22 a.m. ET
With his bonus paid, Albert Haynesworth's contract isn't outrageous now, says one NFL insider in "Audibles," meaning the Redskins will try to deal him.

McNabb: Redskins' backfield is not a crowd

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
Donovan McNabb told PFW that he thinks the Redskins can have a three-headed attack in the backfield and be very successful doing it.

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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