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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


Rec Yds TD
83 1154 10

Week Three live fantasy injury updates

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 7:07 p.m. ET
Rams RB Steven Jackson is active and will start Sunday against the Bears.

Saints re-sign WR Colston

Posted March 13, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
The Saints re-signed WR Marques Colston to a five-year deal on Tuesday.

Free-agent scouting report: Saints WR Marques Colston

Posted March 11, 2012 @ 11:11 a.m. ET
Saints WR Marques Colston is on the verge of hitting the open market for the first time in his career.

Reasons for optimism for Saints fans

Posted March 01, 2012 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Angst levels may be higher than normal for Saints fans this week with Drew Brees and the team still working to close the gap in negotiations.

Marquee free agents have Saints' attention

Posted Feb. 06, 2012 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
A critical, and potentially perilous, month lies ahead for GM Mickey Loomis as he works to get deals done with key Saints players ahead of free agency.

Saints WR Colston delivering just under the radar

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
The spotlight is shining on Saints TE Jimmy Graham, but WR Marques Colston is on his way to turning in another 1,000-yard season.

Saints will miss injured Colston's size, toughness

Posted Sept. 10, 2011 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
The Saints will be without Marques Colston for at least four weeks as he recovers from the broken collarbone he suffered in Week One.

Report: Saints WR Colston has broken collarbone

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
Saints WR Marques Colston reportedly suffered a broken collarbone in Thursday night's season opener against the Packers and will miss approximately four weeks.

Is Michael just a 'Slash' in the pan?

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
The downside of Michael Vick is a return to the Falcon-era Vick, who was a lot like the post-1997 Kordell Stewart: a mediocre passer with some rushing upside.

Colston, Meachem could head in opposite directions

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
WR Marques Colston can still be a very solid No. 2 fantasy receiver, but his teammate, Robert Meachem is a sleeper to watch this season.

Report: Saints WR Colston underwent offseason knee surgery

Posted May 13, 2011 @ 10:07 a.m. ET
Saints WR Marques Colston underwent microfracture surgery this offseason to repair cartilage in his right knee, according to The New Orleans Times-Picayune.

Saints’ Colston in line for new long-term deal

Posted March 24, 2011 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
WR Marques Colston, the Saints' leader in receiving yards in four of his five NFL seasons, is heading into his contract year.

Overcoming injuries against Seattle won’t be new drill for Saints

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
The Saints beat the Seahawks, despite having several key players sidelined, earlier this season, and they may be facing similar circumstances when they get the postseason underway at Qwest Field Saturday.

Colston has procedure on knee

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
Saints WR Marques Colston had an arthroscopic procedure on his right knee, making him questionable for Sunday's game vs. the Buccaneers.

Brees' nearly perfect second half leads Saints past Steelers

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 11:52 p.m. ET
Drew Brees passed for 305 yards and two touchdowns and the New Orleans Saints defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-10 on Sunday night.

Insider: Singletary needs a sounding board

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
One NFL insider says the 49ers' players are still believing in head coach Mike Singletary, but more losses like Sunday's 31-10 blowout loss at Kansas City, could erode their confidence in him.


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.