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5 Washington Redskins Who Must Step Up If Pierre Garcon Is Shut Down
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Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon could miss the rest of the 2012 NFL season, which means a variety of receiving targets need to step up to make up for his absence. 

Garcon caught eight passes for 153 yards and one touchdown after joining the Redskins via free agency this past offseason, but suffered a foot injury that has sidelined him for most of the season.

While it appears as if the Redskins organization is taking a wait-and-see approach to an injury that could simply heal via rest, the staff may shut down Garcon for the year after the Week 10 bye according to the NFL on Twitter:

 

 

Should Garcon be shut down, quarterback Robert Griffin III is going to need some of the other receiving threats on the team to step up in a big way. Let's take a look at players who must step up in Garcon's absence. 

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