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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

Redskins sign WR Furrey; release four

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The Redskins made a series of roster moves Wednesday, most notably signing WR Mike Furrey.

Redskins face major changes on special teams

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Nearly as drastic as the changes on offense and defense this offseason has been the difference in special-teams personnel.

Report: Redskins’ Moss linked to HGH doctor

Posted May 20, 2010 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
Redskins WR Santana Moss has been named as one of several professional athletes with ties to Canadian doctor Anthony Galea, who has been charged with smuggling and distributing human growth hormone, according to various published reports.

Redskins sign DL Holliday

Posted May 17, 2010 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
The Redskins announced Monday that they have signed free-agent DL Vonnie Holliday, who played in all 16 games with the Broncos last season.

Orakpo likely to increase sack total

Posted May 16, 2010 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
According to "Whispers," OLB Brian Orakpo's role in Redskins coordinator Jim Haslett's new defense could enable him to significantly improve on his 11-sack rookie season.

Redskins WR Moss sidelined after knee surgery

Posted May 08, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
A report from the Washington Post says that Redskins WR Santana Moss had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee this offseason and will be sidelined until June.

Redskins release Montgomery, Mitchell, three others

Posted May 03, 2010 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
The Redskins released five players Monday, including DL Anthony Montgomery, WRs Marko Mitchell and James Robinson and RBs Anthony Alridge and P.J. Hill.

Galloway, Wade not crucial Redskins additions

Posted April 30, 2010 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
The Redskins have been active in free agency, and signing WRs Joey Galloway and Bobby Wade is a good example of the new approach.

Redskins sign two veteran wide receivers

Posted April 29, 2010 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
The Redskins announced Thursday that they have signed free-agent WRs Joey Galloway and Bobby Wade.

Redskins sign DE Scott

Posted April 27, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
The Redskins have signed free-agent DE Darrion Scott, who played for Jim Haslett in the UFL.

2010 draft choices by team: Redskins

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 10:41 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Washington Redskins in the 2010 NFL draft.

Redskins trade QB Campbell to Raiders

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
The Redskins sent QB Jason Campbell to the Raiders for a 2012 fourth-round pick, reports indicate.

Williams fits what Shanahan wants

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 8:20 p.m. ET
OT Trent Williams is a classic fit for a Mike Shanahan zone offense with the feet and the lateral ability to move well to be a perfect fit in this kind of system. But does he want to be great?

Redskins beef up D-line with Carriker, Green

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
While the status of disgruntled DT Albert Haynesworth remains in limbo, the Redskins have started to stockpile DL help.

Rams trade Carriker to Redskins, sign RFA Ryan

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
The Rams remained busy on the DT front Tuesday, trading former first-round draft pick Adam Carriker to the Redskins and signing starting DT Clifton Ryan to a one-year tender offer.

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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