At the time of this publication, Pierre Garcon's status is unknown. He remains with the Redskins following the NFL Draft, but after Washington selected rookie receiver Josh Doctson in the first round, there's speculation Garcon could be out of a job. It could come down to him or DeSean Jackson being released, but if Garcon remains with the Redskins then his Fantasy value will be limited. And he wasn't exactly a great Fantasy receiver even before Doctson joined the roster. Garcon had 72 catches for 777 yards and six touchdowns in 2015, but he had just three games with double digits in Fantasy points in a standard league. Now, he did close the season with a touchdown in each of his final three outings last year, which is something we hope he can build on, but his targets could be limited if he stays with the Redskins. After his breakout season in 2013 when he had 113 catches for 1,346 yards and five touchdowns, Garcon has combined for 140 catches, 1,529 yards and nine touchdowns the past two years. He's trending downward and could be looking for a new team. We don't recommend drafting Garcon in the majority of leagues.
Garcon caught five of eight targets for 70 yards in Sunday's loss to Green Bay. Garcon caught at least five passes for the fourth time in six games, dating back to Week 13 of the regular season. For the year, Garcon tied a career high in touchdowns with six and was a major part of Washington's pass-happy end to the season. Garcon found the end zone in each of Washington's final three regular season games and, if Kirk Cousins and the Washington passing attack continues on that trajectory in 2016, Garcon should be a coveted No. 2 or No. 3 fantasy option in 2016.
Garcon nabbed three passes off of four targets for 49 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's win over Dallas. Quarterback Kirk Cousins put together a fantastic three-game run to end the season, collecting 11 touchdowns without an interception. Tight end Jordan Reed was the main beneficiary with four trips to the end zone during that span, but Garcon has been right behind - scoring once in each game. If the hits keep on coming for Cousins, expect Garcon to be a big part of it, but Washington draws a tough Wild Card Weekend matchup against a Green Bay defense that surrendered fewer touchdown passes than all but five teams this season.
Garcon caught three of four targets for 34 yards and his fourth touchdown of the year. Garcon found the end zone for the first time since Week 6.
Garcon had almost identical output as last week as he caught five passes on seven targets for 52 yards in Sunday's win against the Bears. Garcon has turned into a possession receiver with the dynamic plays usually coming from DeSean Jackson and Jordan Reed.
Garcon caught five of seven targets for 54 yards in Monday's loss to the Cowboys. This was Garcon's highest reception count in the last five games. He has failed to exceed seven receptions and 74 yards in a game this year. He has also failed to score since October 18th.
|* indicates player did not play that week|
|WK||DATE||OPP||OPP RANK||OPP FPTS|
|3||09/25||@New York Giants||23||23.88|
|11||11/21||Green Bay Packers||13||21.00|
|17||01/01||New York Giants||23||23.88|
|3 Year Avg||133||84||958||5||45||11.40||125|