Pierre Garcon injury update: Calf issues shouldn't affect fantasy status

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

Pierre Garcon will be ready for the Chargers. We break down the fantasy implications.

Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon is listed as probable to face the Chargers on Sunday. He was limited for one practice and put in a full amount in the other two. The Skins will have him in the lineup in the late-afternoon road game.

Garcon ranks fifth in the NFL in targets, but he hasn't yielded much positive results this season. He's totaled 47 catches, 512 yards and two scores despite not missing any games this season -- excluding the bye.

The Redskins are moving the ball much better these days after a rocky start. However, Jordan Reed has emerged as a favorite target of Robert Griffin III and they've been better at moving the ball on the ground better, too.

Fantasy impact: He's seen 35 targets in his last three games, but didn't score or top 68 receiving yards in any of those games. The Skins haven't been able to get him the ball down the field and have focused more on intermediate routes. Garcon is capable of getting deep and it might come this week. He's a must-start guy.

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