Pierre Garçon, famous wide receiver of the Haitian descent now formerly for the Indianapolis Colts, is in the limelight for his move to a new team, the Washington Redskins. Garcon had been playing for the Indianapolis Colts since 2008, the year he started his professional football career. He posted a career-high 947 receiving yards and tied his career best with six touchdowns in 2011. He will get $20.5 million guaranteed, including an $11 million signing bonus from Washington.
Pierre Garcon got swiped by the Washington Redskins on day one of the NFL’s free-agent roundup. The news about this major shift was announced by Pierre Garcon via Facebook.
He put up a status that said he was extremely excited for moving to the Washington Redskins but would also miss all his fans and team members at the Colts. It was a bittersweet moment for Pierre Garçon.
While playing for the Colts, Pierre Garcon proved to be a great team asset. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in 2008 and spent the entire season as a backup receiver. Garçon was named's back-up in 2009. Garçon moved up to the starting W2 position after 's injury in week 1. By the end of that season, Pierre Garcon was successfully able to carve a niche as a deep threat in Peyton Manning's passing attack.
Vincent Jackson has also found a new team. His new team is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Jackson, now formerly from the San Diego Chargers, has had 36 catches of 25-plus yards and averaged 18 yards per reception during the last four seasons of NFL. He climbed the popularity ladder courtesy his performance.
The Buccaneers have agreed to pay Jackson $36 million in guaranteed payouts in the first three years of the deal, including $26 million in the first two years, according to Jackson's agent, Jonathan Feinsod.