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Redskins place RB Roy Helu on I.R; Sign RB Ryan Grant

 
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2012 10:39 am    Post subject: Redskins place RB Roy Helu on I.R; Sign RB Ryan Grant Reply with quote

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Breaking: #Redskins will place RB Roy Helu on injured reserve with an Achilles injury. Signed former #Packers RB Ryan Grant to replace him.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2012 11:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lost their speedster, but they get a solid veteran.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2012 11:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Helu wasn't playing much anyway, I don't think this is a big loss for them.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Alfred Morris is doing well.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WhackyPlague wrote:
Helu wasn't playing much anyway, I don't think this is a big loss for them.


While Alfred Morris has undoubtedly been impressive, let's not downplay this loss. Helu is the game-changer in the backfield, and that presence has been missed and will be missed.

Royster has better vision, so they should be fine when he returns. I am not expecting very much from Grant, but this is Shanahan we are talking about.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

that sucks to hear, especially the part about ryan grant
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2012 1:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

JaguarCrazy2832 wrote:
that sucks to hear, especially the part about ryan grant
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2012 2:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ryan Grant has always been a middle of the pack running back, let's see how he performs in Washington in what probably will be a backup role.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2012 2:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

JaguarCrazy2832 wrote:
that sucks to hear, especially the part about ryan grant

Laughing Good one, JC.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was looking forward to seeing Helu improve this season from a very good and underrated rookie season. I wasn't a big fan of his when he was entering the league, but I was really impressed by him last season.
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