Redskins' Garcon visits Richmond - NBC12.com - Richmond, VA News

Redskins' Garcon visits Richmond

Posted: Updated:
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

The entire Redskins team will visit Richmond for training camp this summer, but one of Washington's bigger contributors stopped by the River City on Monday.

Redskins' wide receiver Pierre Garcon stopped by Capital One West Creek Town Center to help teach kids financial skills. Capital One and the NFL were teaming up to teach children ages eleven through 18 knowledge of finances using the financial football video game.  The game is football themed and allows players to pick their favorite teams.  Answering financial questions right allows the player to matriculate the ball down the field towards the endzone, but a wrong answer results in a play of negative yardage.

Garcon said during his stop that he's looking forward to spending time with Richmond area Redskins' fans come July.

Copyright 2013 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved.

  • SportsMore>>

  • Mooney and Smart meet in charity cook-off

    Mooney and Smart meet in charity cook-off

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:06:11 GMT
    Richmond head basketball coach Chris Mooney and VCU head basketball coach Shaka Smart met in the 2nd annual Coaches' Cook-Off at the Science Museum of Virginia Thursday night. All proceeds from the eventMore >>
    Richmond head basketball coach Chris Mooney and VCU head basketball coach Shaka Smart met in the 2nd annual Coaches' Cook-Off at the Science Museum of Virginia Thursday night. All proceeds from the eventMore >>
  • Strauss, Spider offense shine during spring game

    Strauss, Spider offense shine during spring game

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:58:56 GMT
    Michael Strauss has claimed the starting quarterback job at the University of Richmond.  Head coach Danny Rocco said so after the offense dominated the defense at Saturday's annual spring game. The SpiderMore >>
    Michael Strauss has claimed the starting quarterback job at the University of Richmond.  Head coach Danny Rocco said so after the offense dominated the defense at Saturday's annual spring game. The SpiderMore >>
  • Raiders rocked at home by league-newcomer Harrisburg

    Raiders rocked at home by league-newcomer Harrisburg

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:53:50 GMT
    The Harrisburg Stampede scored on offense, defense, and special teams in building a 20 point first half lead, and they forced four Raider turnovers on their way to a 48-27 win in Richmond Saturday night.More >>
    The Harrisburg Stampede scored on offense, defense, and special teams in building a 20 point first half lead, and they forced four Raider turnovers on their way to a 48-27 win in Richmond Saturday night.More >>
Powered by WorldNow