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29 Roy Helu RB

Oakland Raiders

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28%4%
Key Stats
GPAttYdsAvgTDsFum
14402165.412

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Raiders officially sign running back Roy Helu Jr.
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

The Raiders announced that they've officially signed former Redskins running back Roy Helu Jr. 

It was previously reported by ESPN's Adam Caplan that Helu agreed to a two-year, $4 million deal. Helu was selected by the Redskins in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL draft. During his time in Washington, he ran for 1,132 yards and seven touchdowns and totaled 1,152 receiving yards and three receiving touchdowns. 

Helu will likely be used as a third-down back behind Latavius Murray. 

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Report: Running back Roy Helu to sign with the Raiders
by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com

Free agent running back Roy Helu is reportedly set to sign with the Raiders, according to ESPN's Adam Caplan. The deal is for two years and worth $4 million, according to Caplan.

Helu, who was released by the Redskins last week, played his first four seasons with the club. He ran for 1,132 yards on 255 carries for seven touchdowns.

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Reports: Jets in, Redskins 'probably' out on Roy Helu
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Jets are showing interest in free-agent running back Roy Helu, the New York Post reports.

Helu spent his first four seasons with the Redskins, who are "probably" out of the running to sign the free agent, ESPN.com reports.

Helu has proven to be an asset in the passing game during his career, and he caught 42 passes for a career-high 477 receiving yards in 2014. He's also averaged 4.4 yards per carry on 255 attempts over four seasons.

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Report: Giants targeting RBs Roy Helu, Antone Smith
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

The Giants have their eyes set on a couple of versatile free agent running backs. 

According to NJ.com, the Giants will target Redskins running back Roy Helu and Falcons running back Antone Smith. Both backs are shifty, versatile options out of the backfield that can also make plays int he passing game. 

The Giants' goal is to find a change-of-pace back to compliment both Rashad Jennings and Andre Williams. 

Helu only ran for 216 yards and one touchdown a season ago but caught 42 passes for 477 yards and two touchdowns. Smith never recorded more than six touches in a game this past season but still managed to total 366 combined rushing and receiving yards and five touchdowns. 

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RB Roy Helu to test open market
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

The Redskins are interesting in bringing back running back Roy Helu, but he "absolutely" will test the free-agent market, reports ESPN 980, adding Helu is 50-50 at best to return to Washington.

Helu has averaged 4.4 yards per carry in four seasons with the Redskins while catching 129 passes and scoring 10 total touchdowns. He typically served as Washington's passing-down back.

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Schedule
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2011Washington Redskins1551516404.2282431
2012Washington Redskins30221.01000
2013Washington Redskins160622744.4244218
2014Washington Redskins140402165.4181010
TOTAL48525511324.4287659
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2011Washington Redskins155493797.74713112
2012Washington Redskins307456.4210101
2013Washington Redskins160312518.1280209
2014Washington Redskins1404247711.455210116
TOTAL48512911528.955316238
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2011Washington Redskins1522.000000.0000
2012Washington Redskins311.000000.0000
2013Washington Redskins1632.010000.0000
2014Washington Redskins1433.000000.0000
TOTAL4898.010000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2011Washington Redskins1522010010
2012Washington Redskins300000000
2013Washington Redskins1620020020
2014Washington Redskins1421010010
TOTAL4863040040
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-11/215
Birthdate:
12/7/1988
Age:
26
Hometown:
Danville, CA, USA
School:
Nebraska
NFL Experience:
5
Awards:
2016 Super Bowl
Super Bowl
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2016 Super Bowl
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