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The Washington Redskins have listed starting running back Roy Helu and starting right tackle Jammal Brown as questionable for their game Saturday against the Minnesota Vikings.
Helu, hampered by knee and toe injuries, and Brown, who has missed the last two games because of a strained groin, were limited in practice this week. Both players have said they are hopeful that they can play.
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After missing the previous two games with a groin injury, right tackle Jammal Brown should be able to return to action Saturday against Minnesota, Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said.
Brown was again limited in practice with a groin injury Thursday but the Redskins have noticed progress this week.
“If there’s no setback, hopefully he’ll be able to go,” Shanahan said.
Roy Helu has been limited in practice all week but said Thursday he now feels “really good.”
The rookie running back suffered injuries last weekend to his toe and knee, according to the injury report, and Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said it affected him in the game against the Giants. Helu he was tackled awkwardly Sunday and felt a lot of pain earlier in the week.
Washington Redskins running back Roy Helu is inactive for Saturday's game against the Minnesota Vikings.Helu is dealing with toe and ankle injuries. He was able to get through consecutive practices earlier in the week but aggravated the injuries during pre-game warmups and was taken out of the lineup as a result.Ryan Torain and Evan Royster are expected to split backfield duties...
The Washington Redskins will be without starting running back Roy Helu, who was limited in practice this week by knee and toe injuries. Helu had hoped to play and said on Thursday that he felt “a lot better,” but coaches obviously consider him unable to play effectively Saturday against the Minnesota Vikings. Fellow rookie Evan Royster is expected to start in place of Helu.
Washington Redskins starting running back Roy Helu returned to practice on a limited basis Wednesday, a day after knee and toe injuries kept him sidelined, according to the team’s injury report.
Also limited in practice for the Redskins were right tackle Jammal Brown (groin), linebacker London Fletcher (ankle) and fullback Mike Sellers (elbow). Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said...
Running back Roy Helu is inactive for Washington, according to Adam Caplan on twitter.
Helus toe and ankle ailments were not believed to be an issue, but Mike Shanahan opted to hold him out with nothing at stake for the 5-9 Redskins. Evan Royster is expected to get the starting nod in Helus absence vs. a Minnesota defense allowing 105 rushing yards per game.
Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said running back Roy Helu (knee, toe) was limited in practice on Wednesday as were right tackle Jammal Brown (groin), fullback Mike Sellers (elbow) and defensive end Stephen Bowen (knee).
Helu, Brown and Bowen are “day-to-day,” Shanahan said. The coach said Sellers participated almost fully in practice and likely will play Saturday.
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