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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: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
The Cowboys and Redskins take two big steps back, the Giants avoid 0-2 and the Eagles keep winning. But how exactly?

Redskins lose Carriker, Orakpo for the season

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
The Redskins were dealt a huge blow in Sunday’s loss to the Rams, as DE Adam Carriker and OLB Brian Orakpo both suffered season-ending injuries.

Amendola's big day helps Rams past Redskins

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford threw for 310 yards and three touchdowns in rallying the Rams to a 31-28 win over Robert Griffin III and the Redskins on Sunday.

Kerrigan becoming Redskins' all-around best defender

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
It perhaps hasn’t happened yet, but OLB Ryan Kerrigan just might be the Redskins’ best defensive player by season’s end.

NFL Links: Should Rams have drafted RG3?

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Sam Bradford over RG3 was the right choice, the Green Bay defense makes a statement and the Giants lose a treasured mustache.

RG3 gets NFC Player of the Week honors

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III, Buccaneers DB Ronde Barber and Vikings PK Blair Walsh were named the NFC Players of the Week for Week One.

Week One Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Robert Griffin III, Tracy Porter and Blair Walsh as its Players of the Week.

NFC East Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
The Giants are 0-1, the Eagles barely survived Cleveland and the Redskins and Cowboys appear to be top dogs in the division.

Shorts and Shells: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 2:55 a.m. ET
Welcome to Overreaction Sunday, where RG3 can do no wrong, the Bills and Saints do little right and Peyton Manning is back in business. We think.

Griffin shines as Redskins down Saints

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 5:24 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin III began his NFL career by connecting on 19-of-26 passes for 320 yards and two TDs, as the Redskins beat the Saints, 40-32.

Redskins' backfield will remain in motion

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
No matter what you see in Week One in regard to the Redskins' offensive backfield, be prepared to adjust.

Redskins GM: Team might re-sign Cooley

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
Redskins general manager Bruce Allen said he'll consider re-signing TE Chris Cooley.

Key matchup: Redskins QB Robert Griffin III vs. Saints MLB Curtis Lofton

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
In Thursday’s key matchup, PFW’s Eric Edholm focuses on the battle between Robert Griffin III and Curtis Lofton in Sunday’s Redskins-Saints game.

TE Hoomanawanui signs with Patriots

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
The Patriots added another tight end on Wednesday, signing ex-Ram Michael Hoomanawanui.

Redskins S Meriweather out 2-4 weeks

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Redskins S Brandon Meriweather will miss 2-4 weeks because of sprained ligaments in his left knee, head coach Mike Shanahan said Wednesday.

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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