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Fantasy Football 2012: Breaking Down the Washington Redskins

<p> Fantasy Football 2012: Breaking Down the Washington Redskins</p>

What can the Washington Redskins do for you this fantasy season? Check out Athlon Sports' team report as we break down the rookies, veteran players to watch and avoid, fantasy playoff schedule and more to help you get ready for the 2012 season.

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Continue to ride the hot Redskins rookie RB Roy Helu

Helu should continue to put up big fantasy numbers in Week 15
<p> Helu should continue to put up big fantasy numbers in Week 15</p>

He continues to get it done since coach Mike Shanahan made the correct call and decided to let the rookie be the main ball carrier in Washington. Now he gets a Giants defense that has been more than friendly over the past few weeks to not only running backs but wide receivers as well.

Good news for Helu owners, he can be both for you.

Helu has 73 carries for 334 yards and 13 receptions and 102 yards over the last three weeks. That’s an average of 24.3 carries for 111.3 yards to go with 4.3 catches for 34.0 yards and two TD in just the last three weeks.

Roy Helu is a Must Start Against The Jets

The Redskins running back should put up big numbers today
<p> The Redskins running back should put up big numbers today</p>

Washington Redskins running back Roy Helu was the No. 1 waiver pick up of the week in most fantasy leagues. So go play him in Week 13 vs. the New York Jets.

Redskins coach Mike Shanhan said the rookie back from Nebraska was ready to be a full-time back after last week’s strong outing, his second strong of the season. He carried 23 times for 108 yards and a score and added seven catches for 54 yards for a 25.7-point day.

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 13 and Playoffs

T.J. Yates, Caleb Hanie and Vince Young lead the way this week
<p> T.J. Yates, Caleb Hanie and Vince Young lead the way this week</p>

The playoffs start for some fantasy football leagues in Week 13, for many more this is the final push to try and secure a spot before the playoffs start. This late into the season, there’s not a whole lot to trust on the waiver wire; they wouldn’t be on there if you could.

Fantasy Football: Waiver Wire Week 11

Lance Ball, Kendall Hunter and Laurent Robinson lead the waiver wire this week
<p> Lance Ball, Kendall Hunter and Laurent Robinson lead the waiver wire this week</p>

It’s the last week of byes for the 2011 NFL season. And we lose some powerhouses this week at all four positions. Which means you're going to have dredge the waiver wire to save your team's chances of making the playoffs. Here's a few of the big names that are out.

WEEK 11 BYES: Houston, Indianapolis, New Orleans, Pittsburgh

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 10

Laurent Robinson, Chris Ogbonnaya and Roy Helu are the names to get in week 10
<p> Laurent Robinson, Matt Moore and Roy Helu are the names to get in week 10</p>

We take a bye from the byes for one week before the final four teams get their week off next Sunday. We have our first Thursday night game of the season (Oakland-San Diego) in Week 10. Here are quite a few names you should be able to get off the waiver wire to help you in your efforts to make a playoff push over the final four weeks of the regular season (if you’re postseason begins Week 14).

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 8

Alfonso Smith, Leon Washington and Dezmon Briscoe lead this week's waiver wire pickups.

It is Week 8, the fourth week of bye weeks, and some big names go on vacation this weekend, so run to the for some much needed help. You need someone to step in and hold down the fort for a week, or maybe more in some cases.

WEEK 8 BYES: Atlanta, Chicago, Green Bay, New York Jets, Oakland, Tampa Bay

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<p> Alfonso Smith, Leon Washington and Dezmon Briscoe lead this week's waiver wire pickups.</p>
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Cedric Benson Suspended Three Games, Here's Four Guys To Get Your Fantasy Team Through

Pick up these four guys on your fantasy football team to get you through Cedric Benson's three game suspension
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<p> Pick up these four guys on your fantasy football team to get you through Cedric Benson's three game suspension</p>

is a moron. At least that's how his fantasy football owners feel about him right now. Benson, who served five days in jail during training camp for two misdemeanor assault convictions that happened during the lockout.

Just when he started to get his career on track (he was a bust on the Bears), he now can't seem to stay out of trouble. He's now been served a three game suspension for a violation of the NFL's conduct policy.

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