Roy Helu vs 49ers -
I have Roy Helu listed as a bench option this week against the 49ers, but if your desperate for a flex play option give him a shot. The Redskins are likely to play from behind this week, and while Helu wasn’t running the football, he consistently the go to running back in the passing game. Washington has already announced that Tashard Choice won’t suit up this week, and I have a feeling that Shanahan has grown tired of Ryan Torain at this point.
This could lead to Helu seeing an opportunity to be the starter, as it’s likely that Shanahan wants to see him at some point as the starter. Heck, eventually you can hold onto one