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Pierre Garcon
Pierre Garcon
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Pierre Garcon

WR

Date of birth
Aug 08, 1986
College
Mount Union
Height
6-0
Weight
212 Lbs

Bio

Pierre Garcon is entering his third season with the Washington Redskins, following a four-year stint with the Indianapolis Colts. Garcon, a deep threat at receiver, enjoyed a breakout 2013 season after he hauled in a career-high 113 receptions, breaking the Redskins’ franchise record, for 1,346 yards. On March 13, 2012, he inked a five-year, $42.5 million contract.

Early Years & College

Garcon, the son of Haitian immigrants, was born in Carmel, N.Y., on Aug. 8, 1986. He attended John I. Leonard High where he was known for his extreme athleticism on both the soccer and football fields. After graduating, he went to Mount Union College, via a one-year stint at tiny Norwich University, where the sure-handed receiver led the school to consecutive Division III national titles as a two-time Division III All-American.

Indianapolis Colts

The Colts selected Garcon in the sixth round of the 2008 NFL draft (205th overall). Garcon, buried on the depth chart behind Marvin Harrison and Reggie Wayne, recorded just four catches for 23 yards in his rookie season. Following Harrison’s release in 2009, and an injury to Anthony Gonzalez, Garcon cracked the starting lineup and registered 47 catches for 765 yards. He tallied 188 receptions for 2,519 yards, with 16 touchdowns, in Indianapolis before leaving via free agency after the 2011 season.

Washington Redskins

Garcon, fresh off his best season in the pros, proved valuable right away, scoring a touchdown in his Redskins debut in 2012. However, Garcon battled a foot injury all season and finished with only 44 receptions for 633 yards. In 2013, Garcon made up for lost time, registering five games with at least 100 yards receiving, including a 172-yard performance against San Diego. Garcon continues to emerge as one of the NFL’s – and Robert Griffin’s – top targets.

Statistics

Stats REC TAR YDS Y/R TD LONG 20+ 40+ FUM RZ TAR 1DN YDS/G
2013 Regular Season 113 183 1346 11.9 5 53 9 1 1 21 60 84.13

Game Log

Date Opponent Result REC TAR YDS Y/R LONG RZ TAR TD ATT YDS Y/A RZ ATT TD
12-29-2013 @ New York Giants New York Giants 20-6 6 10 56 9.3 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-22-2013 @ Dallas Cowboys Dallas Cowboys 23-24 11 18 144 13.1 28 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
12-15-2013 @ Atlanta Falcons Atlanta Falcons 27-26 7 10 129 18.4 53 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
12-8-2013 @ Kansas City Chiefs Kansas City Chiefs 10-45 5 11 37 7.4 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-1-2013 @ New York Giants New York Giants 17-24 9 12 61 6.8 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

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