Originally posted on Redskins Hog Heaven  |  Last updated 12/5/11
Yesterday may have been the coming out party for Redskins RB and University of Nebraska product Roy Helu.  With Fred Davis and Trent Williams liable to miss the rest of the season with a 'joint' four game suspension, Helu is the best remaining player on the Redskins offense.  And he is only a rookie.  Which is awesome.As a complete back, Helu is still very much a work in progress.  His pass blocking still needs work.  And as an offense, the Redskins can not afford to be as reliant on Helu as much as they are right now for success.  The Redskins need another running back.  They need another running back arguably more than they need a quarterback.Remember, we're dealing with need here, not so much with value.  What in football is more valuable than a franchise quarterback?  Nothing, perhaps outside of an elite pass rusher to limit the opponents franchise quarterback.  There is no need the Redskins could possibly have worthy of passing on a player like Robert Griffin III or Matt Barkle...
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