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Marques Colston

Marques Colston - #12 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 06/05/1983
Birthplace Harrisburg, PA
College Hofstra
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 7th round, 44th pick by Saints

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
83 1154 10

Cadet carving niche as Saints utility player

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
Undrafted rookie RB Travaris Cadet has shown a knack for helping the Saints in a variety of ways this preseason.

Replacing Vitt the next big test for Saints

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
The waters have been treacherous for the Saints, and another ripple with some boat-rocking potential will soon surround the club.

Saints owner Benson meets with Goodell in N.Y.

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Saints owner Tom Benson has met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in New York to discuss matters concerning both the team and the league.

State police say no evidence of Saints wiretapping

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
Louisiana State police said that they have found no evidence that the Saints rigged wiring at the Superdome to eavesdrop on opposing coaches.

Saints' confidence in Lofton keeps growing

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
Even if Jonathan Vilma does return to the field this season, there will be a starting spot for free-agent pickup Curtis Lofton.

Vilma, league return to court; Judge does not rule

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
Saints LB Jonathan Vilma returned to federal court in New Orleans on Friday, as the linebacker seeks to overturn his year-long suspension.

No settlement coming between Vilma, NFL

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
No settlement will be reached between Saints LB Jonathan Vilma and the NFL before Friday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported.

Brown retires as a Bear

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 9:03 p.m. ET
DE Alex Brown signed a one-day contract with the Bears Wednesday so that he could retire as a member of the organization.

State Police: Saints wiretapping probe ongoing

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Louisiana State Police Col. Mike Edmonson says he still has an investigator working with the FBI on wiretapping allegations involving the Saints.

Report: NFL proposes reducing Vilma's suspension

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 12:28 a.m. ET
The NFL has offered to reduce Saints LB Jonathan Vilma’s suspension from one year to eight games, according to ESPN. 

Cardinals starting QB Kolb leaves game with injury

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Cardinals starting QB Kevin Kolb left the Hall of Fame game in Canton Sunday evening with a rib injury.

Replacement officials to work Hall of Fame game

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Replacement officials will work Sunday’s preseason opener between the Saints and Cardinals.

Saints CB Greer undergoes sports hernia procedure

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
Saints CB Jabari Greer underwent a sports hernia procedure, interim head coach Joe Vitt told reporters after Thursday’s practice.

Kolb to start Cardinals' preseason opener

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
QB Kevin Kolb will start for the Cardinals in Sunday’s Hall of Fame game against the Saints, head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Tuesday.

Texans sign DE King

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
The Texans signed former Saints DE Mitch King on Monday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 31, 2012
Colston finished with five catches for 52 yards and two touchdowns in the Saints' season-ending loss to Carolina on Sunday.||||||| Colston finished with 83 catches for 1,154 yards and 10 touchdowns on the season.
Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Colston finished with a season-high 10 catches for 153 yards in the Saints' win over Dallas on Sunday.||||||| Colston has 78 catches for 1,102 yards and eight touchdowns on the season.
Posted Nov. 25, 2012
Colston has scored the 56th touchdown of his career and with New Orleans, surpassing Saints' all-time rusher Deuce McAllister for the club record. The wide receiver, a seventh-round draft choice out of Hofstra in 2006, surpassed McAllister with 10-yard reception over the middle in the second quarter of New Orleans' game against San Francisco on Sunday.||||||| The touchdown catch was Colston's eighth of the season and gave New Orleans a 14-7 lead over the 49ers in the second quarter. Colston entered the game with 6,961 career yards receiving, ranking third in Saints history behind Eric Martin (7,854) and Joe Horn (7,622). Colston also was third in catches coming in with 500, behind Martin (532) and Horn (523).
Posted Oct. 08, 2012
Colston finished with nine catches for 131 yards and three touchdowns during Sunday's 31-24 win over San Diego.||||||| Colston's big night gave him a franchise-record 52 TD catches with the Saints (1-4). After a very quiet first three games, Colston has hauled in 18 receptions for 284 yards and four TDs in his last two.
Posted Oct. 01, 2012
Colston caught nine passes for 153 yards a TD on Sunday.||||||| This is the type of game fantasy owners hope Colston can produce on a consistent bassis.

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