Roy Helu, RB Oakland Raiders

2015 Strength of Schedule - OAK
W1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13W14W15W16W17
29
CIN
12
BAL
24
@CLE
23
@CHI
7
DEN
BYE13
@SD
6
NYJ
10
@PIT
27
MIN
11
@DET
30
@TEN
16
KC
7
@DEN
17
GB
13
SD
16
@KC

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

Raiders planning to use RB Roy Helu in up-tempo offense

Saturday, April 11, 2015, 1:36pm

ESPN - [Full Article]

Roy Helu, 26, looks like a perfect fit for Oakland’s new up-tempo offense that will often feature a no-huddle approach. ESPN scout Matt Williamson thinks Helu can be one of the Raiders’ most productive offensive weapons even though it will be in a limited role.

Williamson thinks Helu can do what like new New York Giants back Shane Vereen did in New England. Vereen had a total of 148 touches last season.

“While he isn’t great in protection, I think he will be a very valuable piece and a quick safe option for Derek Carr in this up-tempo passing game and offense overall,” Williamson said. “Helu has been extremely productive on a per-snap basis.”

Fantasy Impact:

Helu has averaged 2.69 catches per game in his four-year career, and is expected to serve as the team's primary passing down back while Latavius Murray and Trent Richardson compete for early-down duties. The Raiders are planning to move to a more up-tempo offense under OC Bill Musgrave, who spent last season working for Chip Kelly in Philadelphia. Helu is likely to be fantasy relevant in PPR formats, though the explosive Murray should hold the most fantasy value in 2015.

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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