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Roy Helu

27-Year-Old Running Back – Oakland Raiders

2015 Rush/Rec Stats

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17

Yds

39

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0

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75

TD

1

2016 Rush/Rec Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

Helu only appeared in nine games in his first season in Oakland last year, rushing for a measly 39 yards while hauling in nine receptions for 75 yards and a touchdown. The 27-year-old figures to see m...

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Bye Week:  10

STATUS:  Probable     INJURY:  Hip
HT: 5' 11"   WT: 215   DOB: 12/7/1988
College: Nebraska  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Roy Helu Contract Information:

Agreed to a two-year contract worth over $4 million with the Raiders in March of 2015.

June 23, 2016  –  Roy Helu News

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Helu has yet to practice this offseason as he recovers from hip procedures, CSN Bay Area reports.

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Roy Helu NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2011 22 Was 15 151 640 2 4.2 4 0 3 0 0 49 379 7.7 1 59 0 0 0 0 2 2
2012 23 Was 3 2 2 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 7 45 6.4 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 24 Was 16 62 274 4 4.4 2 0 0 0 0 31 251 8.1 0 42 0 0 0 0 2 0
2014 25 Was 14 40 216 1 5.4 0 0 0 0 0 42 477 11.4 2 47 0 0 0 0 2 1
2015 26 Oak 9 17 39 0 2.3 0 0 0 0 0 9 75 8.3 1 16 85 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Proj 27 OAK Subscribe now to see our 2013 projections for Roy Helu

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Roy Helu Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2011 22 Was 15 8.0 11.3 9.6 10 43 32 12 4 3 25 6.4 4 2 1
2012 23 Was 3 1.6 3.9 2.7 1 1 0 0 0 2 15 6.4 2 1 0
2013 24 Was 16 4.8 6.7 5.8 4 17 8 4 3 2 16 6.0 1 0 0
2014 25 Was 14 6.2 9.2 7.7 3 15 5 2 2 3 34 10.1 5 1 0
2015 26 Oak 9 1.9 2.9 2.4 2 4 0 0 0 1 8 4.7 2 1 1
2016 Proj 27 OAK Subscribe now to see our 2016 projections for Roy Helu

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Roy Helu – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

91

Offensive Snaps in 2015

Roy Helu was on the field for 91 of his team's snaps on offense in 2015.

53

Special Teams Snaps in 2015

Roy Helu was on the field for 53 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2015.

Year Off ST
2013 452 49
2014 364 42
2015 91 53
Roy Helu 2015 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 Cin
2 Bal 4 10 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Cle 7 4 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 12 12.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
4 @Chi 13 10 5 22 0 4.4 0 0 2 13 6.5 1 2 0 0 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
5 Den 27 10 3 6 0 2.0 0 0 3 12 4.0 0 6 0 0 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @SD 10 0 4 3 0 0.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 NYJ 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 @Pit
9 Min
10 @Det
11 @Ten 2 7 2 3 0 1.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 KC 11 5 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 15 15.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Den
14 GB
15 SD
16 @KC 15 7 3 5 0 1.7 0 0 2 23 11.5 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Roy Helu  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 11"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   215 lbs
AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.42 sec
GREAT
Shuttle Time:   4.01 sec
ELITE
Cone Drill:   6.67 sec
ELITE
Arm Length:   31.38 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   10.25 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   37 in
GREAT
Broad Jump:   119 in
GOOD
Bench Press:   11 reps
TERRIBLE
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Roy Helu: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Helu recently underwent surgery for a hip impingement and is expected to have the same procedure on his other hip soon, ESPN's Adam Caplin reports.

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Helu rushed for five yards on three carries, adding two catches for 23 yards in Sunday's loss to the Chiefs.

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Helu will be active for Sunday's game against the Titans.

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Helu is inactive Sunday against the Steelers.

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Helu had five carries for 22 yards and caught two passes (on two targets) for 13 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's Week 4 matchup against the Bears.

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Helu is listed as inactive for Sunday's game against the Bengals.

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Helu is listed third on the Raiders' initial regular-season depth chart, the team's official site reports.

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Helu (hamstring) returned to practice Wednesday, ESPN.com reports.

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Helu (unspecified issue) did not practice Thursday, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015

Helu heads to Oakland after four seasons in Washington, looking to prove he's something more than a reliable pass-catching back with limited upside on the ground. A solid size by NFL standards at 5-11, 215, Helu has excellent speed in the open field, but his burst and explosiveness are only average, leaving him unable to reach that top speed quickly or power through tacklers. He's also not as elusive as a typical scatback, relying instead on his vision and patience to set up his blocks and gain extra yards. Helu's receiving skills have always been good, and he's become at least an adequate blocker since coming out of college, so Washington's decision to use him primarily on third downs is understandable. Latavius Murray will get a long look this season as the Raiders' starter, leaving Helu battling with the underwhelming Trent Richardson for snaps, but if Murray isn't up to the task Helu may finally get his shot at an expanded role.

2014

Helu is set to reprise his role as the Redskins' third-down and change-of-pace back and behind starter Alfred Morris this year Ė a situation that severely limits his fantasy value. Despite a fully healthy 2013 season, Helu only touched the ball 93 times. He totaled just over 500 yards on those touches, which is good from a rate-stats perspective, but he simply isn't utilized enough to be much of a fantasy factor. It's no coincidence that Helu scored all four of his touchdowns last year in his only two double-digit-carry games, but the speedy combo back isn't going to see too many games like that going forward as long as Morris stays healthy.

2013

With Helu limited last summer by turf toe, Alfred Morris stole the starting spot and cemented it by setting the franchise single-season rushing record. Helu's toe injury eventually landed him on IR in Week 3, but after surgery †in February, he was finally able to practice with the team in early June. Assuming he's 100 percent by the start of training camp, Helu should line up as Morris' primary backup this season. At 5-11, 215, and with soft hands Ė 49 catches in 2011 Ė Helu is likely to carve out a role as the team's third-down back with his 4.4-speed bringing a home-run element to the Washington offense that Morris cannot provide.

2012

Helu wasnít given more than 10 carries in a game during his rookie season until Week 12, but over the next four contests, he totaled 505 yards with two touchdowns, looking every bit like the teamís long-term answer at running back until an ankle injury slowed him over the final two contests. Coach Mike Shanahan has voiced concern as to whether Helu can hold up physically carrying a full workload, which was further reinforced by the team re-signing Tim Hightower in May. In a Shanahan system that will be adding electric rookie Robert Griffin at quarterback, thereís a ton of upside if one back emerges as a 20-touch weekly option in this offense, and Helu enters 2012 as the favorite, but itís a total crapshoot with Shanahan, who has two other viable alternatives in Hightower and Evan Royster.

2011

The Redskins traded up to take Helu in the fourth round of the draft, and coach Mike Shanahan has already stated heíll be given every opportunity to compete for the teamís starting role. Helu ran for 1,245 yards and 11 touchdowns on just 188 carries during his senior year at Nebraska last season and impressed at the Combine with a 4.40 40. Ryan Torain played well last year, but heís a huge injury risk, and Shanahan covets Heluís breakaway speed, an attribute Torain doesnít possess. The team also traded for Tim Hightower, who will certainly compete for the starting job as well. Donít forget how productive a lead back in Shanahanís system can be. Helu is the type of late pick who can win your league for you.