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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

NFC South free-agent preview

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the NFC South.

Saints OG Nicks expected to receive highest tender

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
We hear it's likely that the Saints will tender OLG Carl Nicks at the highest level this offseason.

Saints cut TE Shockey

Posted Feb. 22, 2011 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
The Saints terminated the contract of TE Jeremy Shockey after three seasons with the team.

Draft Dose: Who needs a running back?

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
Which NFL teams could be in the market for a running back come draft time?

NFC South 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
Josh Freeman had a 25-6 TD-INT ratio in leading the Buccaneers to a 10-6 record following a 3-13 mark in 2009. We review the NFC South teams.

Super Bowl still looking for first 'true' home team

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Next season's champion will be crowned at Lucas Oil Stadium, and history tells us that the Colts will not be part of Super Bowl XLVI.

Saints’ Payton under scrutiny for buying home in Dallas

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Saints head coach Sean Payton is catching heat, including from Saints fans, for buying a home in Dallas, where Payton has ties from his time as an assistant on the Cowboys' staff.

Payton moving family to Dallas

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
Sean Payton will be leaving his home in New Orleans, moving to Dallas and commuting to work daily via private plane.

Court sides with NFL in StarCaps case

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
A court ruling in Minnesota might mean suspensions could be on the way for three NFL players.

Eagles, Saints put end to rumors

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
The Eagles and Saints both had to deny Internet rumors about their coaching staffs following Super Bowl XLV.

Broncos hire Saints' Allen as D-coordinator

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 2:06 a.m. ET
New Broncos head coach John Fox hired Saints secondary coach Dennis Allen as the team's new defensive coordinator on Monday.

Brees played with MCL sprain in playoffs

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 10:03 p.m. ET
Saints QB Drew Brees played with a low-grade sprain of an MCL ligament during the team's wild-card loss at Seattle, head coach Sean Payton said Monday, but he declined to compare the injury to Jay Cutler's.

Fitzgerald among four named to Pro Bowl

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 11:29 p.m. ET
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald, Chiefs FS Eric Berry, Chiefs LB Tamba Hali and Saints SS Roman Harper were all named to the Pro Bowl on Sunday.

Saints assistant Allen to interview with Eagles

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Saints secondary coach Dennis Allen will interview for the Eagles' vacant defensive coordinator position on Sunday, according to multiple reports.

Pass-rush help one of Saints’ top needs

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
Team observers are largely in agreement that finding pass-rush help — most likely at defensive end — is sure to be a priority for the Saints after starting DEs Will Smith and Alex Brown made only 7½ sacks combined last season.

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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