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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

Payton leaves door open for Sharper’s return

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 9:53 a.m. ET
Saints FS Darren Sharper felt slighted by the team's decision to not use the franchise tag on him, but head coach Sean Payton said he still would like Sharper to be on the team in 2010.

Saints submit tender offers to 13 free agents

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
The Saints have announced they made qualifying offers to 13 players who will become restricted free agents when the new league year begins March 5.

Report: Saints offer tenders to three players

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
The Saints have offered one-year tenders to RFAs Zach Strief, Usama Young and Jermon Bushrod.

Report: Saints will not tag Sharper

Posted Feb. 22, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
The Saints will not use the franchise tag on Darren Sharper, according to a report, and he will become an unrestricted free agent on March 5 unless he and the team agree on a contract extension before then.

Top 10 stories of past NFL season

Posted Feb. 11, 2010 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Even with uncertainty hovering over the future, a contrast of old and new came together to make the 2009 season a memorable one. PFW examines the 10 stories that dominated the NFL in the past year.

Bold, persistent Saints wore down Colts

Posted Feb. 08, 2010 @ 10:39 a.m. ET
The Saints' bold gambles, coupled with their execution in all three facets of the game, led to victory in Super Bowl XLIV, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening. 

Taking stock of a great Super Bowl win by the Saints

Posted Feb. 08, 2010 @ 1:13 a.m. ET
The Saints went through a gantlet of quarterbacks this season, cranked up to 11 in the playoffs, and came out world champs.

Saints stop Manning, top Colts 31-17

Posted Feb. 07, 2010 @ 10:03 p.m. ET
The New Orleans Saints stymied Peyton Manning, then intercepted him to seal the Super Bowl, rallying to beat the Indianapolis Colts 31-17 Sunday night.

Saints' Bush says 'anything is possible' with contract situation

Posted Feb. 07, 2010 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Word is the Saints will release Reggie Bush after the season, but he said "anything is possible," when asked about his contract situation before the Super Bowl.

Kickers need focus on task at hand

Posted Feb. 06, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
It is impossible to overlook how missed field goals have marked this postseason, yet Colts 20-year veteran PK Matt Stover and Saints second-year PK Garrett Hartley have been very reliable in the playoffs.

Clark could be crucial weapon vs. Saints

Posted Feb. 06, 2010 @ 4:07 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the expected battle between Colts TE Dallas Clark and Saints SS Roman Harper in the sixth and last of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Saints' Smith in a constant rush

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Saints DE Will Smith's motor might be his biggest asset when facing the challenge of pressuring the seemingly unflappable Peyton Manning in Super Bowl XLIV.

Nerves no issue for Saints, Payton says

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
Saints head coach Sean Payton isn't worried about the Super Bowl stage being too big for his club. 

Williams hopes Manning feels 'remember-me' hits

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Colts QB Peyton Manning and Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams in the fifth of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Logo for Super Bowl XLV unveiled

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
During an unveiling of the logo for Super Bowl XLV, the NFL announced Thursday that, going forward, the basic design of future logos will remain static.

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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