The Washington Redskins did not have a player surpass 1,000 yards receiving last season.
With rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III coming in this season, the team tried to upgrade to the receiving corps this year, bringing in former Colt Pierre Garcon, and former Virginia Tech standout and 49er Josh Morgan.
Garcon has been in the league for four seasons, and had a career best 70 catches for 947 yards last season in Indianapolis.
Morgan suffered a broken leg in the fifth game of the season with San Francisco last year, and the D.C. native says he's happy to be playing for his hometown team.
"It's home, man," says Morgan. "There ain't nothing better than playing for your fans, and having that pride for playing for the team you were rooting for when you were little."
Garcon says, "It's very exciting. You can hear the fans, and see the fans, and they're very excited to have us here. I'm excited to be here, and it's a good thing. We're just trying to win games, that's the expectations. No yards, no numbers. Just trying to win games, that's the most important thing."
Morgan says Griffin is on par with last year's rookie of the year, Cam Newton.
"As a rookie, he's capable of doing the same things Cam did last year, or better," says Morgan. "He has that capability."
Garcon says, "Just keep working hard. Just keep working hard, and stay in communication with him, and learning, and seeing things the way he sees them. Making the plays for him, and helping each other out when we can."
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