Roy Helu, RB Washington Redskins

2015 Strength of Schedule - WAS
W1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13W14W15W16W17

Schedule difficulty based on schedule-adjusted, positional defensive ranking. Top DEF = 1, bottom DEF = 32.

2014 Game Stats
WeekOppRuAttRuYdsRuTDFumYPRRecRecYdsRecTDTgtsYPCSnaps%
1HOU4460011.50215037.5023/6535%
2JAX825003.12211025.5030/8535%
3PHI11101.001550155.0025/7832%
4NYG28004.005780515.6025/5545%
5SEA2-100-0.505590711.8028/5551%
6ARI326008.672400220.0034/6057%
7TEN529005.803-903-3.0031/6349%
8DAL529005.80214027.0030/6745%
9MIN36002.004460511.5025/6737%
10BYE------------
11TB0001-657169.5019/7226%
12SF0000-29024.5016/5529%
13IND15005.004611415.2522/8028%
14STL0000-0000-16/5629%
15NYG------------
16PHI------------
17DAL642007.004410510.2540/6958%
Totals40216115.404247724711.36364/92739%

Most Recent News

Falcons cut RB Steven Jackson; Devonta Freeman ready for bigger role

Friday, February 27, 2015, 10:37am

Adam Schefter, Twitter - [Full Article]

Falcons released RB Steven Jackson, per source.

Fantasy Impact:

Looking at the running back position, Kyle Shanahan presided over three stellar fantasy seasons in his seven years as an offensive coordinator. In 2008, while Shanny was the OC of the Texans, Steve Slaton turned 327 touches (50 receptions) into 1,659 yards and 10 touchdowns. (Slaton averaged 77.6 total yards on 15.9 touches in 2009.) In 2012, rookie Alfred Morris racked up 1,690 total yards and 13 touchdowns. He followed it up with 1,353 total yards and seven scores in 2013. Shanahan even coaxed 86.7 total yards (on 18.2 touches) from Ryan Torain in 2010 and 67.9 yards on 13.3 touches from Roy Helu in 2011. Freeman wasn't terribly impressive in his rookie season (248 yards rushing, 3.8 YPC), but he was active and effective in the passing game (30 catches for 225 yards), so a Slaton-esque season isn't out of the realm of possibility. With Jackson out of the way, GM Thomas Dimitroff said that there was “no question” that Freeman is ready to be the feature back in Atlanta.

Scouting Report

Week 15 - Helu vs. NY Giants
Roy Helu injured his toe in Week 14 and never returned. He didn't have a rush or a catch in the game. We haven't heard too much about Helu's status heading into Week 15. In typical leagues, he's a risky play but in two of the previous three weeks he did have a TD reception which makes him a candidate for deep PPR leagues.

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