Washington's third-down pass-catching role obviously en...

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Washington's third-down pass-catching role obviously entails a lot of protection work as well. That gives Roy Helu an edge, despite his rough showing Thursday. Chris Thompson has been sidelined with a sprained ankle, which hasn't helped him.

Fantasy Impact: 

The story began talking about Helu under-performing in a pass-protection drill. It's something the WAS backs are all struggling with. We've had many a story about the Skins third down job and not much has changed. Helu looks to be primed for the role because Thompson can't get on the field. Helu may have some value in deeper PPR leagues but his potential seems a lot less exciting than it was before camp began.

Filed Under: 2014, Preseason

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