Roy Helu RB WAS 2 Months

Helu (knee) rushed one time for a one yard touchdown and caught one pass for 55 yards in Week 3.

Helu barely saw the field in Week 3 but had one big catch and a touchdown on his only rush.

Roy Helu RB WAS 2 Months

Helu (knee) is active for Sunday's contest in Philadelphia, Tarik El-Bashir of CSN Washington reports.

Helu is a threat both rushing and through the air, with 12 carries and four catches on the year, handing him relevance in deeper formats.

Roy Helu RB WAS 2 Months

Helu (knee) is probable for Sunday's game against Philadelphia.

Helu practiced fully all week, so he'll be ready to go for Sunday. With 12 carries and four catches through two games, Helu has some deep league appeal at the moment.

Roy Helu RB WAS 2 Months

Helu (knee) was a full participant at Thursday's practice.

Helu made an early exit from Sunday's game versus the Jaguars due to a knee injury and was listed as day-to-day to begin this week. However, with full participation completed at both Wednesday's and Thursday's practice sessions, Helu appears to be fine in advance of Sunday's divisional contest at Philadelphia.

Roy Helu RB WAS 2 Months

Helu (knee) is considered day-to-day in advance of the Redskins' Week 3 game against the Eagles, The Washington Post reports.

Helu was forced into an early exit Sunday against the Jaguars due to a knee injury, but will be evaluated on a daily basis throughout this week in hopes of suiting up for Washington's next outing.

Roy Helu RB WAS 2 Months

Helu was forced out of Sunday's game against the Jaguars with a knee injury.

Prior to his exit, Helu recorded eight carries for 25 yards and caught two passes for 11 yards, while working behind Alfred Morris. There figures to be plenty of Washington injury updates in the coming days, with Robert Griffin and DeSean Jackson also having left Sunday's contest.

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Helu rushed four times for 46 yards and caught two passes for 15 in Week 1. Helu was on the field for 23 snaps.

Helu was used primarily on passing downs and when Alfred Morris needed a breather.

Roy Helu RB WAS 3 Months

Helu will serve as the Redskins' top backup and primary third-down back, the Washington Post reports.

It's the same role Helu held for all of last season, when he recorded 31 receptions for 251 yards, along with 62 carries for 274 yards and four touchdowns. While not all that exciting as a runner, Helu is one Alfred Morris injury away from what would possibly be a role as a three-down lead back. The Redskins kept undrafted rookie Silas Redd as their third and final running back.

Roy Helu RB WAS 3 Months

Helu rushed seven times for 30 yards in Saturday's preseason game.

Helu appears poised to start the season as the backup running back.

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Helu (knee) returned to practice Saturday, the Washington Post reports.

Helu injured his knee during the first preseason game. He is competing for the top backup job behind Alfred Morris. There are several backs vying for the same spot.