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Pierre Garcon wants to avoid surgery

Updated: October 25, 2012, 6:04 PM ET
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ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon says he has a torn ligament on the bottom of his right foot and he's hoping to avoid surgery.

Garcon described the injury that's sidelined him for four of Washington's past six games as a "plantar plate tear" near his second toe. The plantar plate is a ligament that holds a toe in its joint.

Garcon said Thursday that "surgery is an option" that probably would end his season, adding: "But we ...

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