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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

FB Evans announces retirement; to join NFL Network

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 10:14 a.m. ET
Former Saints FB Heath Evans announced Wednesday he will retire after a 10-year NFL career.

Strief strong favorite to become Saints' right tackle

Posted Aug. 20, 2011 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
Zach Strief is expected to fill the void created by ORT Jon Stinchcomb's departure, but Charles Brown is getting a chance to compete for the job.

RBs Foster, Tate power Texans past Saints

Posted Aug. 20, 2011 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
Arian Foster ran for two touchdowns and Ben Tate rushed for 95 yards and another score in the first half of the Texans' 27-14 win over the Saints.

Saints RB Thomas: Odd man out or committee approach in 2011?

Posted Aug. 18, 2011 @ 11:03 p.m. ET
Will RB Pierre Thomas lose his spot in the Saints' backfield with first-round pick Mark Ingram now on the scene? We look at the position from a fantasy perspective.

Saints sign former Dolphins RB Cobbs

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
The Saints signed former Dolphins RB and special-teams contributor Patrick Cobbs on Tuesday.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 9:13 p.m. ET
The Saints are preparing to be without their best defensive end, Will Smith, for the first four games while he serves a suspension. PFW goes inside the NFC South to examine each club's outlook for 2011.

Poll: Saints-Packers most highly anticipated Week One game

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
PFW readers say that they are eagerly anticipating the season-opening matchup of the past two Super Bowl champions at Lambeau Field.

Dolphins sign LB Mitchell

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 11 a.m. ET
The Dolphins announced Monday that they have signed LB Marvin Mitchell.

Room for Thomas in Saints' backfield

Posted Aug. 13, 2011 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
Pierre Thomas started the Saints' first preseason game, but he was outperformed by first-round pick Mark Ingram, who is well on his way to locking up the job as the featured back.

Strong defense catalyst for Saints' rout

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
New Orleans recorded six sacks and RB Mark Ingram rushed for a 14-yard TD as the Saints defeated the visiting 49ers 24-3 on Friday.

Saints RB Ivory has sports hernia surgery

Posted Aug. 06, 2011 @ 10:42 a.m. ET
Saints head coach Sean Payton revealed after practice Friday that second-year RB Chris Ivory has undergone sports hernia surgery.

C Kreutz signs with Saints

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
The Saints reached an agreement with former Bears C Olin Kruetz on Friday.

Saints sign S Oliver

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 10:44 p.m. ET
The Saints announced the signing of S Paul Oliver on Tuesday evening.

Reports: Saints nab DT Franklin

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
The Saints pulled a stunner, signing one of the best free agents available, DT Aubrayo Franklin, according to multiple reports.

Saints, first-round DE Jordan agree to terms

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
The Saints inked their final draft pick on Tuesday, agreeing to terms with DE Cameron Jordan.

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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