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ROY HELU RUMORS & GOSSIP

Performance clause more than doubles Roy Helu's salary

Roy Helu was the Washington Redskins’ leading rusher as a rookie in 2011 and played a significant role for the team last season. As a result, his base salary for 2014 will double. According to two people familiar with the details of Helu’s contract, the Washington Redskins running back reached the “proven performanceescalator,” a clause in the collective bargaining agreement...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins RB Roy Helu scores free shampoo for a year from Suave

You may remember a story we published last week about how Washington Redskins running back Roy Helu Jr. expressed his desire to become a spokesman for Suave shampoo. You know, similar to the way Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu plugs Head & Shoulders. Well, as fate would have it, word has apparently gotten around to Suave, and they have offered Helu a free year's...
Via Bush League Chronicle
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Beyond the TDs, Roy Helu becoming a big part of Washington offense (Week 7 RB Touches)

Typically when either of Washington’s Shanahans says anything about a running back you take it with a grain of salt, but, a few weeks ago the team indicated that they’d be getting Roy Helu more involved and they’ve done so, to the tune of 22 touches over the past two weeks. This week, Helu rewarded them with three scores. It’s still Alfred Morris‘ backfield (a healthy 19...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Helu was able to make sharp cuts at the end of OTA’s

According to The Washington Times,  Redskins running back Roy Helu is expected to be fully recovered from last year’s toe injury. Helu will have to show the Redskins he can stay healthy this season.  The good news is that he was able to make sharp cuts at the end of OTA’s this offseason. Foot specialist Dr. Robert Anderson cleared him to practice in June, and Helu proved he...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

The Return of Roy Helu

Nine months after injuring ligaments in his toe, Redskins running back Roy Helu, Jr. was seen taking handoffs, catching passes, cutting and running full speed.  The Redskins front office was forced to bring in competition for 3rd year running backs Helu and Evan Royster because of their injured and ineffective 2012 campaign behind 6th round rookie sensation Alfred Morris. The Redskins...
Via Blog So Hard Sports
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Helu Nearing Return To Action

Redskins runningback Roy Helu expects to be ready for the start of training camp after undergoing a procedure to clean up cartilage in his left foot in February. The running back led the Redskins in rushing as a rookie in 2011 but only played in the first two games last season because of a variety...
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Helu recovering from foot surgery

On Friday, Redskins running back Roy Helu told CSNWashington.com that he underwent surgery on his foot back on February 5th after realizing that after months of rehab it still wasn’t right. “In January, I hit a road block, where I couldn’t sprint but everything else was great. I could jog at a high pace, I just couldn’t sprint,” Helu said in a phone conversation. “I made...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss
WHAT'S HIS NAME?

Redskins make ticket-printing gaffe

When printing out season tickets, the Washington Redskins suffered a printing gaffe: on the ticket featuring the image of running back Roy Helu Jr., his name is listed as "Robert."

Via Pro Football Zone
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Roy Helu: A breakout season in store for 2012?

Without a doubt, one of the top rookies in the NFL and one of the star performers for the Washington Redskins last season was the rookie running back from the University of Nebraska in Roy Helu. The Skins were able to get Tim Hightower from the Cardinals in free agency and when Hightower went down
Via The Penalty Flag
March 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: Is Roy Helu ready for starting job?

Roy Helu appears to be the Redskins starting Running Back for the remainder of the season. But the question remains of whether or not he’s ready just yet. Given the enormous amount of injuries past running backs have incurred and an offensive line that is questionable at best, is it the right time to use him as an every-down back? It seems like only yesterday when head coach Mike...
Via isportsweb.com
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss
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