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RB Roy Helu - Washington Redskins

6-0, 219Born: 12-6-1988College: NebraskaDrafted: Round 4

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Washington Redskins RB Roy Helu (toe) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 17.

He is listed as probable on this week's official injury report.

News you need to know

From Mark Wimer's Monday injury report (Mon Dec 15): Helu was unable to practice Wednesday and was limited in other sessions last week due to his injured toe, and he was inactive on Sunday after being listed as out on Friday.

General News (Fri Dec 19): practiced fully on Friday and is expected to play this week.

General News (Thu Dec 18): practiced fully on Thursday.

General News (Wed Dec 17): practiced fully on Wednesday.

Week 16: vs Philadelphia Eagles

Mark and Joe say: Great matchup. Washington had 28/84/1 rushing against the Eagles back in Week Three - Alfred Morris toted the rock the most with 23/77/0 on the day. Lately, Morris has been the steady workhorse back despite the turmoil at quarterback - he recorded 14/49/0 rushing at New York last week, but struggled against the Rams two games ago (8/6/0 rushing with 1/11/0 receiving). Morris usually sees an uptick in performance when Robert Griffin III is in the game (Griffin had 5/46/0 rushing at New York last week), so we may see a strong performance from Morris here in Week 16. The Eagles average 113.9 rushing yards allowed per game (18th in the NFL), with 10 rushing scores given out to date. They coughed up 42/115/2 to the Cowboys last week, right on their usual pace, and allowed 46/188/1 to Seattle two weeks ago. The Eagles' rush D is mediocre-to-poor from week to week of late. Advantage Washington.

Recent Stats and Projections

12 at SF 0 0 0 2 2 9 0 0
13 at IND 1 5 0 4 4 61 1 0
14 vs STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 vs PHI PROJ-Tremblay 0 * * 0 * * *
16 vs PHI PROJ-Bloom 0 * * 0 * * *

Recent Game Summaries

2014 Week 13 vs IND (1 / 5 / 0 rush, 4 / 4 / 61 / 1 rec)

Roy Helu Jr. made the most of his limited touches in the game. Helu carried the ball only once but caught four passes and finished third on the team in receiving yards. Helu had a nice TD in the second quarter, catching a pass over the middle just outside of the red zone and weaving upfield for the score. Helu had another long catch and run in garbage time with Washington down 22 points to pad his stats. Helu was favored check down target of McCoy with Washington in hurry-up.

2014 Week 14 vs STL (0 / 0 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)

Roy Helu Jr. didn't show up in the stat sheet in Sunday's game, but had a large catch and run called back from an offensive holding call. Helu's usual role as the pass catching back was given to rookie Silas Redd, perhaps as an opportunity for the young player to audition for a spot on the roster next year.


Latest News

Redskins | Roy Helu inactive for Saturday (Sat Dec 20, 03:01 PM) - Washington Redskins RB Roy Helu (toe) is inactive Saturday, Dec. 20, against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Our View: Without Helu in the lineup, we could see a bit more from Chris Thompson.
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Redskins | Roy Helu listed as probable (Fri Dec 19, 04:37 PM) - Washington Redskins RB Roy Helu (toe) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 19, and is listed as probable for Week 16.

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Redskins | Roy Helu practices (Thu Dec 18, 03:16 PM) - Washington Redskins RB Roy Helu (toe) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 18.

Our View: Helu hasn't been worth anything this year and this week won't change that. There is no reason to have him in your lineup during Championship Week.
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Redskins | Roy Helu limited Wednesday (Wed Dec 17, 02:02 PM) - Washington Redskins RB Roy Helu (toe) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 17.

Our View: It's looking more and more like Helu is going to be ready to play this week. Check back to see if he can practice fully on Friday.
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Redskins | Roy Helu may play in Week 16 (Mon Dec 15, 06:13 PM) - Washington Redskins RB Roy Helu (toe) has a chance to play in Week 16. Helu was not able to play in Week 15 because of the toe injury.

Our View: If Helu plays, then Chris Thompson will see fewer snaps.
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