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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

Bengals put C Cook on I.R. recall; sign TE Quinn

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Bengals C Kyle Cook received the “designated to return” injury label, allowing him to be placed on injured reserve with the option of being reactivated later.

Report: Redskins S Jackson suspended indefinitely

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
Redskins S Tanard Jackson has been suspended indefinitely with a review in a year for violating the league’s drug policy.

Jets claim P Lanning off waivers

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
The Jets claimed P Spencer Lanning off waivers from the Browns, creating competition for second-year P T.J. Conley.

Redskins release TE Cooley

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
The Redskins released TE Chris Cooley on Tuesday. Cooley went to two Pro Bowls in his time with the 'Skins.

Redskins add Cundiff, part ways with Gano

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 9:13 a.m. ET
The Redskins have agreed to a deal with former Ravens PK Billy Cundiff, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Tuesday.

Redskins cut PK Rackers, trade CB Barnes

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
Graham Gano won the Redskins' PK competition with Neil Rackers, as the team cut Rackers. It also traded CB Kevin Barnes to Detroit.

Redskins ORT Brown has hip surgery

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
Redskins ORT Jammal Brown has undergone another surgery on his left hip, ruling him out for 4-6 more weeks.

Former Redskins RB Portis to retire

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Former Redskins RB Clinton Portis will announce his retirement at Redskins Park on Thursday, the team announced.

Chalk this up as knowledge for Redskins' Griffin

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin III needed a rough game like Saturday loss to the Bears. He says he can take something positive away from it.

Orakpo, Meriweather to have MRIs

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo and SS Brandon Meriweather will undergo MRIs after leaving the team's preseason loss to the Bears with injuries.

Redskins NT Neild done for 2012 with torn ACL

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Redskins NT Chris Neild suffered a torn ACL in Monday’s practice and will miss the rest of the season.

Redskins rookie RGIII displays Spider-Man, Hulk

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Redskins opened their locker room to reporters for the first time Tuesday, revealing an RGIII cubbyhole with six figurines, including Spider-Man and the Hulk.

Gano, Rackers battling to be Redskins kicker

Posted Aug. 11, 2012 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
One of four preseason games down and the Redskins are no closer to resolving their kicking competition.

Haslett's future with Redskins still undetermined

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett might need another strong season in D.C. to ensure his return in 2013.

DE Balmer absent from Redskins camp

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
Former first-round pick DE Kentwan Balmer was not at Redskins training camp for a second day in a row.

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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