Pierre Garcon RUMORS & NEWS

  • Should the Redskins give Pierre Garçon an extension?

    CSN Washington "There is some buzz about a possible contract extension for Pierre Garçon. He has a cap figure of just over $10 million. A simple restructure is not possible since he is in the last year of his deal. If the Redskins think he can be productive for another 2-3 years, which would carry him into his..." March 07

  • Will the Redskins bring back WR Pierre Garçon in '16?

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "In less than a year, the Redskins completed a stunning turnaround, ascending from a laughingstock in 2014 to a division champion in 2015. But now comes the difficult part: taking that all-important next step and improving from a franchise that was fortunate to get into the playoffs to one that can..." February 01

  • Pierre Garcon, FanDuel reach resolution on legal dispute

    Washington Post "Pierre Garcon and daily fantasy sports website FanDuel have resolved their legal dispute nearly three months after the Redskins wide receiver filed his class action lawsuit. The parties agreed on confidential terms, Garcon’s representative said. Garcon had filed a class action lawsuit in the..." January 20

  • FanDuel says Garçon lawsuit is “without merit”

    Pro Football Talk "On Friday, Washington receiver Pierre Garçon sued FanDuel for misappropriation of player names and likenesses in daily fantasy. FanDuel has responded. “We believe this suit is without merit,” FanDuel said said Friday night in a statement. “There is established law that fantasy operators may use..." October 31

  • Pierre Garcon sues FanDuel on behalf of players

    SI "Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garçon has filed a class-action lawsuit against FanDuel on behalf of NFL players, claiming that the company “knowingly and improperly exploits [their] popularity and performance” without their permission. The lawsuit also claims that the names and..." October 31

  • Garcon: Kirk Cousins commands huddle, is a natural-born leader

    CBS Sports "Fair or not, the Robert Griffin III era in Washington appears to have reached its logical conclusion. Coach Jay Gruden announced this week that Kirk Cousins is the starter, and that Griffin's demotion isn't injury-related (he suffered a concussion in Week 2 of the preseason) but..." September 02

  • Pierre Garcon Said Texans-Redskins Brawl Was Preplanned to End Practice Early

    Black Sports Online "If true, both teams are going a combined 0-32 this year. This sounds like something that someone on the Redskins would come up with to be honest and the Texans got suckered into it. #Redskins WR Pierre Garçon told reporters after practice that the brawl with #Texans was a 'plan to end..." August 08

  • Pierre Garcon, Redskins’ ‘forgotten man,’ is expected to make resurgence in 2015

    Washington Post "Pierre Garcon was dubbed the Redskins’ “forgotten man” last season. “Pierre Garcon disappearing in Jay Gruden’s offense,” proclaimed a headline on one NFL.com story noting the diminished role of the wide receiver who in 2013 led the league with 113 catches. Though it’s unwise to make..." June 24

  • Should the Redskins trade WR Pierre Garçon?

    CSN Washington "We ran the numbers on Pierre Garçon’s contract a week ago. He has a $9.7 million cap number this year, his age 29 season. If the Redskins trade him, they would save $5.3 million against the cap after a $4.4 million dead cap charge. Should they keep him they would be looking at a 2016 cap charge of..." January 27

  • Redskins Pierre Garçon, E.J. Biggers hit with fines

    CSN Washington "Wide receiver Pierre Garçon and cornerback E.J. Biggers were fined by the NFL for illegal plays in the Redskins’ season-ending loss to the Cowboys on Sunday, according to a league source. Garçon was fined $8,268 for a late, blindside hit on linebacker Kyle Wilber after Robert Griffin III scored..." January 02

  • Jenkins, Garcon fined for grabbing face masks

    Washington Post "Two Redskins players received fines for grabbing the face masks of opponents in Monday’s loss to the Seattle Seahawks, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed. Defensive end Jarvis Jenkins and wide receiver Pierre Garcon each received fines of $8,268." October 11

  • Richard Sherman: Pierre Garcon 'doesn't matter in this league'

    CBS Sports "Pierre Garcon must've said something to really make Richard Sherman mad. Or just yanked on Sherman's hair while trying to get open. Whatever it was -- and who really knows -- Sherman ripped the Redskins wideout following Monday night's win over Washington. "Pierre doesn't matter in this..." October 07

  • Sherman: Pierre Garcon pulled hair

    ESPN "Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman ripped Washington's Pierre Garcon after the Seahawks' victory Monday night, saying the Redskins receiver "doesn't matter in this league." At the root of the problem: Hair-pulling. Sherman confirmed after the game that Garcon yanked on his dreadlocks while..." October 07

  • DeSean Jackson says that he and Pierre Garcon will benefit each other

    Washington Post "Wide receiver DeSean Jackson says he thinks his addition to the Washington Redskins this offseason will prove to be beneficial to both him and Pierre Garcon, the team’s top holdover wideout. “I respect Garcon,” Jackson said after Tuesday’s opening practice of this week’s minicamp at Redskins..." June 18

  • Garçon on RG3: 'He's a fun guy'

    CSN Washington "Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garçon was a guest on NFL Network’s ‘NFL AM’ on Friday morning and opened up on a number of subjects, ranging from his reaction to Jay Gruden’s hiring to Mike Shanahan’s firing and the perception that Robert Griffin III receives preferential treatment inside Redskins..." January 10

  • Pierre Garcon evolves into No. 1 threat for Redskins

    Washington Post "The skill set suggested great potential despite his limited résumé. The payday reflected his new team’s great expectations. And following a promising debut, an injury left lingering questions after his first season with his new team. But now fully healed, Pierre Garcon has demonstrated in his..." December 08

  • Redskins' Garçon closing in on career highs

    CSN Washington "One of the bright spots in the Redskins’ underachieving season continues to be the performance of Pierre Garçon. The wide receiver has been reliable, consistent and, on occasion, spectacular, despite the team’s 3-7 record. In fact, Garçon could achieve a few personal milestones in the coming..." November 24

  • Moss, Garçon focused on playing football

    CSN Washington "The nickname Drama City has been applied to D.C. for some time, but often in reference to politics or crime. Over the last week it's quite applicable for the football team as well. Following a last-second interception from Robert Griffin III in a road loss to Philadelphia, controversy flared...." November 21

  • Garcon: 'If you suck at Passing, you suck at Passing'

    NFL.com "Logic suggested the Washington Redskins would find a way to move the ball through the air on Sunday against the beleaguered pass defense of the Denver Broncos -- but that didn't happen. Robert Griffin III produced a season-low 45.4 passer rating and didn't look right throwing the ball in a..." October 28

  • Redskins' Garçon on pace for career year

    CSN Washington "One byproduct of a Redskins’ offense that’s passing more this season has been the increased production of wide receiver Pierre Garçon. Garçon has 280 yards on 23 receptions through three games putting him on pace for 1493 yards and 123 catches—both of which would signify career highs. By a..." September 28

  • Garcon says Griffin is ‘a lot different’ as a player than last season

    Washington Post "Wide receiver Pierre Garcon said Monday that Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is “obviously” not completely healthy and is “a lot different” as a player than he was last season as a rookie. For a second straight week Garcon spoke candidly about Griffin’s play as the..." September 23

  • Garcon: Knee brace slowing down RG3

    ESPN "Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon pointed out what others outside the organization have said the past two weeks -- Robert Griffin III is not himself. "Robert obviously can't run as fast as he did last year because of his knee brace and his knee" Garcon told ESPN980 Radio on..." September 18

  • Pierre Garcon says injured toe has completely healed

    Washington Post "Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon said that the injured toe that hampered him for the bulk of last season now has fully healed. Garcon will continue to experiment with different inserts to help support that second toe of his right foot but he no longer is limited in any way. “Foot’s good...." September 03

  • Pierre Garcon cleared for full action following shoulder rehab

    Washington Post "Wide receiver Pierre Garcon received clearance to practice fully when the Washington Redskins report to Richmond for training camp next week, a person with knowledge of the situation said Thursday. Garcon, who earlier this offseason had surgery to repair the labrum in his right shoulder, had a..." July 18

  • Pierre Garcon: I have 'special shoes' to help with rehab

    NFL.com "Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon reiterated Thursday morning on "NFL AM" that if it is football season, he'd be out there. "If there was a game tomorrow, I would be able to play," Garcon said about his recovery from shoulder surgery. "We are just taking precautions to make sure..." June 06

  • Garcon doesn’t anticipate problems with injured shoulder

    Washington Post "Wide receiver Pierre Garcon said Thursday that his recovery from shoulder surgery for labrum damage is going well and he doesn’t anticipate experiencing any problems with the injury this season. “The shoulder is good,” Garcon said following the Washington Redskins’ offseason practice at..." May 31

  • Josh Wilson, Pierre Garçon have surgery

    CSN Washington "During Thursday’s OTA session at Redskins Park, reporters got their first opportunity of the offseason to take a look at the injured Redskins. Here’s a quick a list of the players who weren’t wearing a jersey and, thus, have not been medically cleared to participate in team drills. Many of them..." May 24

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    Shanahan: Pierre Garcon had "chest" surgery. He's working back quickly.

  • Garcon says he’ll be ‘healthy enough to play’, but not 100%

    Washington Post "Wide receiver Pierre Garcon said in a televised interview Thursday that he’ll be sufficiently healthy to play for the Redskins in the 2013 season but he still might not be at full capacity. “I’ll be healthy enough to play,” Garcon said during an appearance on the NFL Network, according to a..." April 12

  • Pierre Garcon Won't Need Surgery, Should Be 100 Percent Next Season

    Hogs Haven "A league source told John Keim of the Washington Examiner that Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon will not require surgery on his foot, and that Garcon should be "100 percent" by next season. Garcon, who was diagnosed with a plantar plate tear in his right foot, dealt with significant pain..." February 19

  • No surgery planned for Pierre Garcon

    Washington Examiner "Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon won’t need surgery to repair a plantar plate in his right foot, barring a setback, according to a league source. Garcon did not know after the season whether or not he’d need surgery, but the second toe on his right foot is healing and more rest is the..." February 19