By drafting running backs Roy Helu and Evan Royster, who were starters for big-time college programs, the Redskins sent a message that they were not happy with the talent level at that position. Players like James Davis, Chad Simpson, and Andre Brown, signed after Clinton Portis was sidelined last season, already faced an uphill climb to make the roster this year and now the path is much steeper. Even incumbents Keiland Williams and Ryan Torain should make sure they are ready for a stern challenge.
By drafting running backs Roy Helu and Evan Royster, wh...
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