Pierre Garcon, WR, Washington Redskins
School: Mount Union
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
Pierre Garcon was one of the key acquisitions for the Redskins in 2012 and after a great first game where he caught 4 receptions for 109 yards and a score, it looked like a great call for fantasy owners that took a leap of faith picking him. But then the injury bug bit him and it took half the season just to get him right. Even after he came back late in the season, he still was not 100%. But he was able to play through the pain and did so with great effect.
It seemed he and rookie phenom, Robert Griffin III, had an instant connection. While his stat sheet says he played 10 games in 2012, he really only played 8. He tried to come back from his injury too soon, so I won’t be counting those games when I talk about his numbers. If we discount those games, he totaled an amazing 40 receptions for 589 yards with three touchdowns. Average that over ...