Roy Helu carried the ball five times for 14 yards in the Redskins' preseason opener before departing with a "minor" knee injury.
The Washington Post expects Roy Helu to remain the Redskins' third-down back.
Pro Football Focus has rated Roy Helu as a top-five running back in pass protection in two of his first three NFL seasons.
The Washington Post's Mike Jones believes the Redskins' third-down back position is "unsettled."
Roy Helu activated an escalator in his contract that bumps his base salary from $645,000 to $1.389 million in 2014.
CSN Washington doesn't expect Roy Helu to cut into Alfred Morris' workload in 2014.
Roy Helu rushed three times for 24 yards and caught two passes for 21 yards in Sunday's Week 17 loss to the Giants.
Roy Helu rushed one time for negative-two yards and caught two passes for five yards in Sunday's Week 16 loss to the Cowboys.
Roy Helu rushed for five yards on three carries in Week 15 at Atlanta.
Roy Helu totaled seven yards on two touches in Washington's Week 14 loss to the Chiefs.
Roy Helu rushed for six yards on four carries in Sunday night's Week 13 loss to the Giants, adding four catches for 34 yards.
Roy Helu rushed for 26 yards on seven carries in Week 12 against the 49ers.
Roy Helu rushed three times for 39 yards and added three catches for 11 yards in Sunday's Week 11 loss at Philadelphia.
Roy Helu rushed twice for eight yards in Washington's Week 10 loss to the Vikings, adding three catches for 23 yards.