Roy Helu Jr. goes behind the back on end-around fake

You don’t see this often from NFL running backs.

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Roy Helu Jr. got the Cowboys on this one. On a run to the right, he faked the handoff to a wide receiver streaking across the formation, normally something a QB does. And he held the ball behind his back convincingly enough that several Cowboys bought it.

The only time we can recall a player successfully hiding the ball behind his back on an end-around was on this fake punt in a 2009 preseason game. It’s a tricky maneuver. It worked for 14 yards, so congrats on the niftiness.

December 28, 2014 by : Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

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