If the Redskins were looking for a spark in the running game, then just call Roy Helu “flint and steel.”
The rookie back had a career-high 30 touches for 162 yards and touchdown. None of his touches were more important than his third-and-three play where he he caught the pitch, hurdled, bulldozed and sprinted 28 yards to paydirt, starting the improbable fourth-quarter comeback.
In this week’s edition of Ben Ceccarelli’s Hail! comic, we find out how Helu was able to levitate over his would-be tacklers: