Originally posted on NFL Trade Rumors  |  Last updated 2/12/14
According to the Washington Times, RB Roy Helu has activated a “proven performance escalator” in his contract that will more than double his salary next season. Helu was slated to make $645,000 in 2014, but after playing in more than 35 percent of the Redskins’ offensive snaps in two of his three season in the NFL he will now make $1.389 million. Helu, 25, has proven to be a solid compliment to Alfred Morris and figures to remain in a complimentary role with the team next season. He will be entering the final year of his rookie contract, so this figures to be a very important season for him and his chances of securing a multi-year contract. In 34 games in the NFL, Helu has totaled 916 yards rushing on 215 carries (4.3 YPC) to go along with 675 yards receiving and seven total touchdowns. The post Report: Roy Helu’s 2014 Base Salary Will Double Next Season appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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