Pierre Garcon might be the only one catching passes for Washington, but fantasy owners like it

Kevin C. Cox

The Redskins wide receiver hasn't found the end zone Sunday, but he's accumulating yardage quickly. We break down the fantasy implications.

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins has 142 passing yards in the first half Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. Wide receiver Pierre Garcon has caught 117 of them, 13 times as many receiving yards as any other Washington player. The Redskins trail the Cowboys, 14-6, at halftime.

Garcon has caught nine passes for 117 yards in the game; tight end Fred Davis, with nine yards, is the team's No. 2 receiver so far. The receiving total brings Garcon close to 1,300 on the season. He hasn't found the end zone Sunday -- no one on Washington has -- but the yardage alone gives him plenty of value.

Fantasy impact: There was plenty of reason to worry about Cousins on Sunday, with few targets of note and inexperience factoring against him. But even then, there was every reason to expect a big game out of Garcon, facing a Dallas defense that can't stop much. After a four-game lull of only 17 total fantasy points from Week 11 to Week 14, Garcon has himself back in must-start territory.

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