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WR Pierre Garcon - Washington Redskins

5-11, 210Born: 8-8-1986College: Mount UnionDrafted: Round 6

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News you need to know

From the upgrade/downgrade report (Mon Oct 20): Garcon had a long catch and run score to help get out of his slump, and Robert Griffin III should be back soon, which can only help his fantasy stock. He still doesn't have the high weekly floor and ceiling he gave us last year, but Garcon's value is on the rise.

Week 8: at Dallas Cowboys

Detailed matchup analysis coming soon.

Recent Stats and Projections

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4 vs NYG 0 0 0 6 2 28 0 0
5 vs SEA 0 0 0 3 2 23 0 0
6 at ARI 0 0 0 6 4 31 1 0
7 vs TEN 0 0 0 6 5 87 1 0
8 at DAL PROJ-Tremblay 0 * * 5 * * *

Recent Game Summaries

2014 Week 5 vs SEA (3 / 2 / 23 / 0 rec)

Pierre Garcon was rendered mostly invisible by Richard Sherman. Working his usual short-to-intermediate routes, Garcon was only able to haul in two passes on three targets, his last catch a desperation dump off on the final play of the game. Garcon, like most of Washington's receiving corps, Garcon was simply overmatched by Seattle's smothering coverage.

2014 Week 6 vs ARI (6 / 4 / 31 / 1 rec)

Pierre Garcon had another quiet week after catching only two passes in his last game. Garcon was targeted six times in the game, catching four of them for only 31 yards. The strong receiver looked good running with ball, converting a short pass for a first down late in the second quarter by outracing a corner to the edge. Garcon's routes seldom saw him run further than 10 yards down the field, and he failed to haul in his lone deep target in the game, a lob up the right sideline that was well-covered. Garcon's day was salvaged by a five yard TD late in the fourth quarter to help pull Washington to within a FG. Garcon turned a quick slant from the right side behind the slot receivers who ran clear outs for him and galloped into the endzone untouched.

2014 Week 7 vs TEN (6 / 5 / 87 / 1 rec)

Pierre Garcon reminded everyone that he is still a dangerous threat to run with the ball after the catch, taking newly inserted Colt McCoy's first pass of the game 70 yards to the house. The defender took a bad angle attempted to push Garcon out of bounds up the left sideline, but he showed that he still has the speed to outrun a poor secondary. Garcon was targeted close to the LOS on his other targets, gaining only 17 yards on four other receptions.

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Latest News

Redskins | Will look to target Pierre Garcon more (Fri Oct 17, 09:47 AM) - Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon needs more touches, according to head coach Jay Gruden. He has eight catches in the last three games. Garcon has just one catch out of six third-down targets this season.

Our View: Garcon seems to be blending into a pecking order for targets with four viable options, including Andre Roberts, and the newly healthy Jordan Reed. Garcon could get back to startable numbers on a consistent basis, but anything approaching his massive 2013 stats seems like a remote possibility now.
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Redskins | Pierre Garcon backs Kirk Cousins (Wed Oct 15, 01:11 PM) - Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon said the team has plenty of confidence in QB Kirk Cousins despite the team's four-game losing streak in which Cousins has struggled mightily at times. Hes just taking in a lot of stuff right now, but once he gets through this, honestly, hell be good to go,' said Garcon. Cousins has 18 touchdowns, 18 interceptions and five fumbles in 13 career games. Cousins is expected to start in Week 7 against the Tennessee Titans.

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Redskins | Pierre Garcon quiet again (Tue Oct 7, 12:17 AM) - Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon had two catches for 23 yards on three targets Monday, Oct. 2. He has caught two passes or less in three of his five games this season.

Our View: So long as Kirk Cousins is in the lineup, we could continue to see lower production for Garcon. Make sure to adjust your expectations accordingly.
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Schedule

8@ Dallas Cowboys
9@ Minnesota Vikings
10--- BYE WEEK ---
11vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers
12@ San Francisco 49ers
13@ Indianapolis Colts
14vs St. Louis Rams
15@ New York Giants
16vs Philadelphia Eagles
17vs Dallas Cowboys