Posts Tagged ‘Roy Helu’

Have We Seen the Last of Helu?

In the fourth round of the 2011 NFL draft, the Washington Redskins drafted running back Roy Helu from the University of Nebraska. Personally, as an east coast guy, I knew little about the Nebraska product. But after watching highlights and reading up on the speedy back, I grew excited about the prospect of the #29 […]

Redskins sign RB Ryan Grant, place RB Roy Helu Jr. on IR

The Redskins agreed to terms with free agent running back Ryan Grant today, according to various reports. Grant will likely bolster the depth chart at running back behind Alfred Morris, who is firmly entrenched as the team’s starter, and currently 9th in the NFL in total rushing yards. Grant indicated his familiarity with the zone […]

Mike Shanahan ‘mum’ on opening day starter at Running Back

This preseason alone, the Redskins have seen four different running backs — including one that’s no longer on the roster in Tim Hightower — receive carries at some point during a game. Many people thought Roy Helu would be the opening day starter, but he’s been sidelined and received limited practice reps thanks to a […]

Could Tim Hightower be the Redskins Starting RB in 2012?

According to ProFootballWeekly.com, the Washington Redskins may actually prefer to start RB Tim Hightower over Roy Helu this season, while limiting Helu’s touches to something in the range of 10-15 per game. The Redskins are apparently concerned about Helu’s durability, which is interesting when you consider that Hightower is coming off of a torn ACL. […]

Redskins coaching staff will meet with Robert Griffin III today

The Redskins coaching staff will meet with quarterback Robert Griffin III today, as part of the routine meet-and-greet & interviews that take place between teams and players at the NFL Combine. Griffin held his media day yesterday at the combine, speaking right before Andrew Luck, where he mentioned having already met with several other teams, […]

Redskins at Eagles Friday Injury Report

Washington Questionable: T Jammal Brown (hip), RB Roy Helu (toe, knee) Probable: DE Adam Carriker (chest), LB London Fletcher (ankle), S DeJon Gomes (knee), WR Niles Paul (shoulder), P Saverio Rocca (left ankle), WR Donte’ Stallworth (ankle) Philadelphia Out: CB Asante Samuel (hamstring) Questionable: RB LeSean McCoy (ankle) Probable: OL Todd Herremans (ankle), DT Trevor […]

Vikings at Redskins Thursday Injury Report

Minnesota Out: CB Chris Cook (not injury related) Did not participate: CB Asher Allen (concussion, shoulder), G Steve Hutchinson (concussion) Limited participation: LB Erin Henderson (illness), G Anthony Herrera (knee), S Jarrad Page (hamstring), DT Kevin Williams (knee) Washington Limited participation: T Jammal Brown (groin), LB London Fletcher (ankle), RB Roy Helu (rib), FB Mike […]

Grossman, Helu help Redskins rip Seahawks 23-17

Rex Grossman found Anthony Armstrong for a 50-yard touchdown and the Redskins rallied for 16 fourth-quarter points and stunned the Seahawks 23-17 on Sunday. One play after committing a grounding penalty, Grossman stepped up in the pocket on third-and-19 and found Armstrong, who out maneuvered Seattle cornerback Brandon Browner for the pass in the corner of the end zone. The touchdown pass was Grossman’s […]