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Pierre Garcon

30-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Washington Redskins

2015 Receiving Stats

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72

Yds

777

TD

6

Avg

10.8

Tar

111

2016 Receiving Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

Garcon's best days were behind him, and that was the case before the Redskins spent the 22nd overall pick on WR Josh Doctson. After averaging a robust 9.4 YPT in 2012, Garcon's per-play efficiency has...

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2016 ADP:  172.51

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HT: 6' 0"   WT: 216   DOB: 8/8/1986  College: Mount Union  DRAFTED: 6th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Pierre Garcon Contract Information:

Agreed to a deal with Washington in March of 2012, reportedly a five-year, $42.5 million contract that includes $21.5 million in guaranteed money.

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Garcon didn't play in Friday's preseason victory against the Jets, Master Tesfatsion of the Washington Post reports.

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Pierre Garcon NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2008 21 14 4 23 0 4 5.8 5.8 - - - - - 0 0 0.0 0 - - - - - -
2009 22 15 47 765 4 92 16.3 8.3 13 3 - - - 2 10 5.0 0 - - - - - -
2010 23 Ind 14 67 784 6 118 11.7 6.6 8 2 1 0 0 2 6 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 24 Ind 16 70 947 6 134 13.5 7.1 12 5 3 1 0 4 28 7.0 0 0 0 44 0 2 2
2012 25 Was 10 44 633 4 67 14.4 9.4 10 2 2 0 0 2 9 4.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 26 Was 16 113 1346 5 181 11.9 7.4 15 2 5 1 0 2 19 9.5 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2014 27 Was 16 68 752 3 105 11.1 7.2 8 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 28 Was 16 72 777 6 111 10.8 7.0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Pierre Garcon Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2008 21 14 0.2 0.5 0.3 0 2 0 - - 0 0 0 - -
2009 22 15 6.8 9.9 8.3 3 51 14 5 1 0 1 0 0 0
2010 23 Ind 14 8.2 13.0 10.6 5 56 19 9 5 0 0 0 0 0
2011 24 Ind 16 8.3 12.7 10.5 4 59 18 4 3 0 2 1 1 0
2012 25 Was 10 8.8 13.2 11.0 4 63 7 3 1 0 1 0 0 0
2013 26 Was 16 10.4 17.5 13.9 7 84 20 9 3 0 1 0 0 0
2014 27 Was 16 5.8 10.1 8.0 4 47 10 5 1 0 0 0 0 0
2015 28 Was 16 7.1 11.6 9.4 5 49 16 9 6 0 0 0 0 0
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Pierre Garcon – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

811

Offensive Snaps in 2015

Pierre Garcon was on the field for 811 of his team's snaps on offense in 2015.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2015

Pierre Garcon was on the field for 4 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2015.

Year Off ST
2013 864 3
2014 872 2
2015 811 4
Pierre Garcon 2015 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 Mia 68 0 6 74 0 8 12.3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 StL 51 0 6 23 1 7 3.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
3 @NYG 65 0 5 64 0 12 12.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Phi 64 0 7 55 1 8 7.9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0
5 @Atl 47 0 3 51 0 8 17.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
6 @NYJ 52 0 5 28 1 8 5.6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
7 TB 55 0 5 55 0 6 11.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
8 @NE 51 0 4 70 0 8 17.5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
9 NO 45 0 2 10 0 2 5.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 @Car 29 0 3 43 0 4 14.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 NYG 53 1 3 35 0 6 11.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
12 Dal 58 1 5 54 0 7 10.8 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Chi 58 0 5 52 0 7 10.4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Buf 40 1 3 34 1 4 11.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
15 @Phi 54 1 7 80 1 12 11.4 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
16 @Dal 21 0 3 49 1 4 16.3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
17 GB 0 0 5 70 0 8 14.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Pierre Garcon
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   6' 0"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   216 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.42 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.19 sec
GOOD
Cone Drill:   6.90 sec
AVERAGE
Arm Length:   31.13 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.50 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   37 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   125 in
GREAT
Bench Press:   20 reps
ELITE
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Josh Doctson  PUP-P

Pierre Garcon: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Garcon caught his lone target for a five-yard gain in Thursday's preseason opener against the Falcons.

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Garcon caught five of eight targets for 70 yards in Sunday's loss to Green Bay.

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Garcon nabbed three passes off four targets for 49 total yards and a touchdown in Sunday's win over Dallas.

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Garcon caught seven of 12 targets for 80 yards and a touchdown in Week 16.

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Garcon caught three of four targets for 34 total yards and his fourth touchdown of the year Sunday.

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Garcon had almost identical output this week as last week, as he caught five passes on seven targets for 52 yards in Sunday's win against the Bears.

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Garcon caught five of seven targets for 54 total yards in Monday's loss to the Cowboys.

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Garcon caught three of six targets for 35 yards in Sunday's win against the Giants.

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Garcon caught three passes for 43 yards in Week 11 at Carolina.

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Garcon caught both of his targets for 10 yards during Sunday's win against the Saints.

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Garcon caught four passes on eight targets for 70 yards Sunday against the Patriots.

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Garcon caught 5-of-6 targets for 55 yards in Sunday's win over the Buccaneers.

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Garcon (knee) had five catches on eight targets for 28 yards and a touchdown Sunday against the Jets.

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Garcon caught three of eight targets for 51 yards in Sunday's loss to the Falcons.

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Garcon (knee) is active Sunday against Atlanta.

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Garcon (knee) is listed as probable for Sunday's game in Atlanta.

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Garcon (knee) was a full practice participant Thursday, Washington's official site reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015

Coming off a largely volume-driven (181 targets) career year in 2013, Garcon crashed back to earth last season when he saw only 105 passes thrown his way. Even so, he was more or less the same player. In 2013, Garcon averaged 11.9 YPC and 7.4 YPT ó last year 11.1 and 7.2, respectively. And while he scored only three TDs a year ago, he scored just five on 76 more targets the year before, putting him roughly at the same pace. In short, Garcon is a decent possession receiver and not much more. At 6-0, 216, he's stout and physical and has good speed (4.42 40 at the Combine in 2008), but he's not much of a big-play threat (eight catches of 20-plus and three of 40 or more), and that's DeSean Jackson's job, in any event. While Garcon could benefit from more stability at quarterback if Robert Griffin III stays healthy all year, he's unlikely to see anywhere near the target volume that drove his 2013 success ever again.

2014

Is it better to be the only game in town or have another quality receiver around to draw the defense? If Garconís 2013 is any indication, itís definitely the former. Despite averaging only 7.4 YPT (27th among the leagueís 37 100-target WRs), he led the NFL in receptions and was eighth in yards, thanks to a league-high 181 targets. Even so, Garcon had only two receptions of 40-plus yards and 15 of 20 or more. Put differently, 98 of Garconís 113 catches went for fewer than 20 yards. At 6-0, 212, and running a 4.48 40, Garcon has decent size and good speed, but his heavy usage was largely due to the Redskinsí poor secondary and tertiary options, especially after emerging tight end Jordan Reed was lost for the year to a concussion. Reed should be back healthy for 2014, and the Redskins signed the game-breaking DeSean Jackson, both of whom will cut into Garconís workload. That said, with more receiving options, his efficiency could improve, and quarterback Robert Griffin is likely to bounce back now that heís another season removed from reconstructive knee surgery. New head coach Jay Gruden will also make changes, but if last yearís use of Andy Dalton (586 attempts, 8th) is any indication, there will be plenty of targets to go around.

2013

Had Garcon stayed healthy all year, 2012 might have been a monster season. Instead Garcon missed six games outright and parts of two others with injuries to his foot and toe, and even when he returned he was playing in pain. He still managed 633 yards on only 67 targets (9.4 YPT, 11th among the league's 71 60-target WR), and had 10 catches of 20 yards or more. At 6-0, 210 and with 4.4 speed, Garcon is the most dangerous WR on the team, and the Redskins did nothing to improve their receiving corps this offseason, so he again figures to be the teamís top option. Of course, quarterback Robert Griffin's status for the start of the season is up in the air at press time, and Garcon himself had shoulder surgery and is still rehabbing his toe. Garcon is expected to be ready for the start of training camp, however.

2012

Garconís body of work wasnít all that impressive last year Ė 7.1 YPT, 13.5 YPC for the supposed deep threat. But when you consider the quarterback situation Ė Curtis Painter for most of the year, followed by Dan Orlovsky Ė and that Garcon still managed four plays for 40 or more yards, itís perhaps not so bad. Apparently, the Redskins agreed as they signed Garcon to a five-year, $42.5 million deal with $21.5 million guaranteed. At 6-0, 210, Garcon has good size and 4.4 speed, a combination that should make him Robert Griffin IIIís big play threat from the start. Garcon also showed good hands last year, dropping just four passes in 134 targets. While Garcon has competition for targets in Santana Moss, Josh Morgan, Leonard Hankerson and tight end Fred Davis, we have to think heíll be the featured option given his contract. Griffinís readiness as a pocket passer is probably the biggest variable in Garconís value this year Ė that and how the Redskins distribute the red-zone looks between the receivers and Davis.

2011

With all the injuries to the Colts receiving corps last year, you'd think Garcon Ė who missed two games himself Ė might have broken out. He didn't. Garcon managed just 11.7 YPC and 6.6. YPT, despite catching balls from Peyton Manning. Garcon did see 19 red-zone looks and nine from inside the 10, which contributed to six scores, but on 119 Manning targets, we'd expect more. Garcon also had nine drops (6th). At 6-0, 210 with 4.4. speed, Garcon should be the team's big-play threat, but he had just eight catches of 20-plus and only two of 40 or more. Heading into 2011, Austin Collie and Dallas Clark are back, and even Anthony Gonzalez could get more involved. And, of course, top target Reggie Wayne isn't going anywhere.

2010

Reggie Wayne is still the Coltsí most trusted receiver, but heís not the most physically gifted. That would be Garcon. At 6-0, 210, with 4.4 speed, Garcon is the Indy receiver thatís most likely to burn teams with the big play. Consider that he averaged 16.3 yards per catch to Wayneís 12.6 and had three receptions of 40 yards or more to Wayneís one, despite 57 less targets. Of course, Wayne is still likely to lead the team again in targets, and tight end Dallas Clark (132 targets) is also going to get his share of looks. Moreover, Austin Collie earned Peyton Manningís trust as a solid possession and redzone receiver (six targets from inside the 10), and even Anthony Gonzalez, the teamís firstround pick in 2007, should be healthy again. But Garcon provides an explosive quality the others lack, and paired with Manning, itís easy to imagine him taking another step forward. With even 100 targets ó last year he had 92 ó an improved Garcon would be a major factor. And if Wayne were to get hurt ó the skyís the limit in this setup.

2009

Garcon will compete with Roy Hall and rookie Austin Collie for the No. 3 receiver role. He may have the most speed of the trio and could be a deep threat.