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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

Jenkins eases Saints’ concerns about absent Sharper

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams has plenty of confidence that Malcolm Jenkins can fill the void at free safety until Darren Sharper is healthy.

Season opener a TV ratings bonanza for NBC

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 10:07 a.m. ET
According to overnight ratings data released Friday morning by The Nielsen Company, Thursday night's Vikings-Saints game on NBC Sports was the highest-rated NFL Kickoff game ever.

Saints top Vikings 14-9 in season opener

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 11:56 p.m. ET
New Orleans won the much-anticipated rematch with playoff rival Minnesota on Thursday night, edging the Vikings 14-9 in a game dominated by the defenses.

Inactives for Vikings-Saints

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
The Vikings and Saints have announced their inactive players for tonight's season opener.

Study calls Cowboys most popular team

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
In a study released Thursday by Nielsen, the Cowboys ranked as the most popular team in the league.

Saints lose starting LB Casillas, make final cuts

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 3:09 a.m. ET
The Saints lost a key component in their quest to successfully defend their Super Bowl title, placing starting WLB Jonathan Casillas on injured reserve Saturday. They also cut their roster to the 53-player limit, releasing veteran RB Ladell Betts and ...

Report: Saints FS Sharper lands on PUP list

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
Five-time Pro Bowler Darren Sharper is reportedly going to start the season on the PUP list, keeping him out of the Saints' first six games as he recovers from offseason microfracture knee surgery.

Reports: Saints release DE McCray

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Reports indicate the Saints have decided to part ways with veteran DE Bobby McCray.

Saints release LB Evans, waive four others

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 10:57 p.m. ET
The Saints released LB Troy Evans, who had been with the team since 2007, and waived four other players Tuesday.

Saints place RB Hill on I.R., sign Wynn

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
RB P.J. Hill became the second Saints backup running back in less than two weeks to land on injured reserve. New Orleans signed RB DeShawn Wynn as a replacement.

Few signs of progress from Saints rookie CB Robinson

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Some expected Saints rookie CB Patrick Robinson, the team's first-round pick this year, to challenge CB Randall Gay for the nickel-back job in training camp.

Report: Saints sign RB Betts as insurance

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 10:42 p.m. ET
The Saints have signed free-agent RB Ladell Betts to a one-year contract, a source told NFL.com. The former Redskin provides New Orleans with insurance after backup RB Lynell Hamilton suffered a torn ACL in the team's preseason-opening game ...

NFL announces 'The Krewe of NFL Kickoff Parade'

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The 2010 NFL season will kick off in New Orleans with a parade to ring in its 91st season and celebrate the New Orleans Saints' Super Bowl title.

Saints RB Hamilton tears ACL

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 10:46 a.m. ET
Saints RB Lynell Hamilton tore the ACL in his right knee at practice Wednesday, the team has confirmed, and he is almost certainly done for the season.

Ex-Saint Jackson no longer 'the other guy'

Posted Aug. 07, 2010 @ 3:20 a.m. ET
Rickey Jackson has sometimes been "the other guy," not getting the recognition he deserved. That changed, however, when he was elected to the Hall of Fame.

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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