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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 23:06:03 -0800
Updating previous reports, New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston's restructured contract saves the Saints $2.1 million in salary cap savings. He converted $2.8 million of his base salary into a signing bonus.
Wed, 27 Feb 2013 23:04:13 -0800
By restructuring the contracts of WR Marques Colston, G Jahri Evans, G Ben Grubbs and LB David Hawthorne, the New Orleans Saints have shaved around $10 million off of their 2013 salary cap. Before the moves, the Saints were roughly $15 million over the 2013 projected salary cap.
Wed, 27 Feb 2013 15:00:42 -0800
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston has agreed to restructure his contract in order for the Saints to create some salary cap space.
Sun, 30 Dec 2012 20:32:18 -0800
New Orleans Saints WR Lance Moore finished with a career-high 1,041 yards receiving, second on the team behind WR Marques Colston with 1,154.
Sun, 09 Dec 2012 22:45:36 -0800
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston had four receptions for 61 yards in the Week 14 game against the New York Giants. He also lost a fumble.
Sun, 25 Nov 2012 17:07:45 -0800
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (concussion) left the Week 12 game against the San Francisco 49ers due to a head injury. He passed the concussion testing and was cleared to return to the game.
Sun, 25 Nov 2012 17:01:42 -0800
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston posted his 56th career touchdown in Week 12 against the San Francisco 49ers, passing former RB Deuce McAllister for the top spot in franchise history.
Sun, 18 Nov 2012 20:00:16 -0800
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston hauled in four receptions for a team-best 69 yards in Week 11 against the Oakland Raiders, but he was unable to visit the end zone.
Sat, 17 Nov 2012 08:45:26 -0800
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston has caught at least one scoring pass in five of his last six games.
Fri, 16 Nov 2012 06:28:31 -0800
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston will pass RB Deuce McAllister for the franchise record with his next touchdown. Both players have 55 career touchdowns.
Sun, 11 Nov 2012 18:54:34 -0800
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston posted three receptions for just 26 yards in Week 10 against the Atlanta Falcons, but he was able to haul in his 55th career touchdown. All of his TDs have been thrown by QB Drew Brees, tying the tandem with San Francisco 49ers QB Joe Montana and WR Jerry Rice, and Miami Dolphins QB Dan Marino and WR Mark Duper.
Mon, 05 Nov 2012 21:01:38 -0800
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston posted four receptions for 46 yards and a touchdown in the Week 9 game against the Philadelphia Eagles Monday, Nov. 5.
Wed, 31 Oct 2012 12:52:40 -0700
The New Orleans Saints are tied for the NFL lead with 19 drops this season. TE Jimmy Graham has dropped six passes this season while RB Darren Sproles and WR Marques Colston have four drops each.
Sun, 07 Oct 2012 21:55:20 -0700
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston was a huge part of the offense in the team's first win in Week 5 against the San Diego Chargers. He posted game-highs with nine receptions and 131 yards, and he tied a career high with three touchdowns.
Sun, 30 Sep 2012 21:37:25 -0700
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston posted game-highs with nine receptions and 153 yards in the Week 4 game against the Green Bay Packers. He also opened the scoring for his team with a 20-yard touchdown in the first quarter. He was targeted 13 times, second-most on the team. Colston entered the game with just 10 receptions for 160 yards and no scores over his first three contests.
Sat, 22 Sep 2012 19:45:04 -0700
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (foot), listed as questionable for the Week 3 game against the Kansas City Chiefs, has struggled this season with just seven grabs for 120 yards through two games. A foot injury has held him back, and interim coach Aaron Kromer indicated Colston wasn't a certainty to play Sunday, Sept. 23. "If we feel like Marques Colston can't run well enough to get open, then he won't be in the game," Kromer said. "But on gameday, if we feel like he is ready to go, then he'll play."
Fri, 21 Sep 2012 11:11:52 -0700
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (foot) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 21, and is listed as questionable for Week 3.
Thu, 20 Sep 2012 11:38:51 -0700
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (foot) was limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 20.
Thu, 20 Sep 2012 06:23:34 -0700
New Orleans Saints interim head coach Aaron Kromer said WR Marques Colston's (foot) injury has been hampering his performance so far this season. Colston has seven receptions for 120 yards through two games. "You could say that hindered us a little bit, he didn't run as fast as he normally does," Kromer said.
Wed, 19 Sep 2012 11:53:29 -0700
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (foot) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 19.
Sun, 16 Sep 2012 17:40:29 -0700
New Orleans Saints WRs Marques Colston and Lance Moore were mediocre in Week 2 against the Carolina Panthers. Colston managed three grabs for 49 yards and no scores, while Moore had just 30 yards on two catches and he also failed to find the end zone.
Sun, 09 Sep 2012 17:01:24 -0700
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (foot) had four receptions for 71 yards and no touchdowns in Week 1 against the Washington Redskins. However, he also had one catch before fumbling it through the back of the end zone for a touchback. Colston even showed a rare burst of emotion after the miscue.
Fri, 07 Sep 2012 15:38:12 -0700
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (foot) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 7, and is listed as questionable for Week 1.
Fantasy Tip: There is no indication at this point that Colston will not play in the game, so the expectation is for him to be in the starting lineup. Owners should keep him in their lineup unless things change before the start of the game. He should be considered a low-end No. 1 wide receiver in Week 1.
Thu, 06 Sep 2012 12:35:52 -0700
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (foot) was limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 6.
Wed, 05 Sep 2012 11:56:49 -0700
Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints interim head coach Aaron Kromer said WR Marques Colston (foot) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 5, because of a sore foot. Kromer said Colston should be able to practice Thursday, Sept. 6.
Wed, 05 Sep 2012 11:43:47 -0700
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 5.
Wed, 01 Aug 2012 12:34:40 -0700
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees and the offense looked crisp in practice Wednesday, Aug. 1. After an interception on the first drive, the offense made amends, going right down the field with Brees connecting with WR Marques Colston on a 32-yard touchdown pass.
Tue, 17 Jul 2012 22:18:36 -0700
New Orleans Saints WRs Marques Colston and Lance Moore are considered the only real certainties for spots on the 53-man roster, with several battling for jobs in training camp and the preseason. WR Joseph Morgan is considered the biggest pre-camp sleeper.
Wed, 25 Apr 2012 06:38:02 -0700
New Orleans Saints franchise free-agent QB Drew Brees and WR Marques Colston (personal) were the only players missing from the team's voluntary offseason workout program.
Tue, 24 Apr 2012 19:24:34 -0700
New Orleans Saints interim head coach Joe Vitt said Tuesday, April 24, that WR Marques Colston was excused from the team's voluntary offseason workouts to pursue his degree.
Tue, 13 Mar 2012 10:12:31 -0700
Updating previous reports, New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston's five-year deal is worth close to $40 million, including $19 million in guaranteed money.
Tue, 13 Mar 2012 09:47:59 -0700
The New Orleans Saints have agreed to terms on a five-year deal with free-agent WR Marques Colston, who was set to become an unrestricted free agent. Financial terms were not immediately available.
Tue, 06 Mar 2012 16:19:59 -0800
Retired WR Randy Moss "looked like the old Randy" during his workout for the New Orleans Saints Tuesday, March 6. He ran 45 routes and impressed the team in his performance. A source said his workout "couldn't have gone better." Impending free-agent WRs Marques Colston and Robert Meachem may not return next season.
Tue, 06 Mar 2012 10:39:15 -0800
The Washington Redskins seem intent on adding a high-profile wide receiver through the free-agent market. Unrestricted free-agents Vincent Jackson (Chargers), Marques Colston (Saints) and Pierre Garcon (Colts) may all be an option for the Redskins, as each would be able to fill the team's need for a big-play option at receiver.
Thu, 01 Mar 2012 15:54:53 -0800
The New Orleans Saints could lose impending free-agent WR Marques Colston and OG Carl Nicks this offseason if they place the franchise tag on impending free-agent QB Drew Brees. The team could sign either Colston or Nicks if they are able to reach a long-term agreement with Brees.
Wed, 29 Feb 2012 10:34:25 -0800
The Washington Redskins want to add an high-profile wide receiver this offseason and could show interest in San Diego Chargers impending free-agent Vincent Jackson, Indianapolis Colts impending free-agent WR Pierre Garcon and New Orleans Saints impending free-agent WR Marques Colston if they are available in free agency.
Mon, 20 Feb 2012 07:52:45 -0800
There has been speculation the Oakland Raiders will make a run at New Orleans Saints impending free-agent WR Marques Colston.
Wed, 15 Feb 2012 09:09:45 -0800
The Washington Redskins could show interest in Kansas City Chiefs impending free-agent WR Dwayne Bowe and New Orleans Saints impending free-agent WR Marques Colston if they are available this offseason.
Tue, 14 Feb 2012 08:44:51 -0800
Although the New Orleans Saints would suffer a huge loss if impending free-agent WR Marques Colston were to sign elsewhere in the offseason, the team does have a history of finding offensive weapons through late rounds of the NFL Draft and with undrafted rookie free agents. The Saints also have other needs, so they may not be able to afford Colston's asking price.
Sun, 12 Feb 2012 10:24:03 -0800
The New Orleans Saints have not had any contract talks with impending free-agent WR Marques Colston since the season ended because they are working on a new deal with impending free-agent QB Drew Brees.
Fri, 10 Feb 2012 18:33:43 -0800
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston, a pending free agent set to hit the market March 13, is a high priority for the team. He provides an interior toughness, size and presence that the other wide receivers on the roster cannot provide. Colston said he won't give the team a "hometown discount."
Thu, 02 Feb 2012 10:24:16 -0800
The New Orleans Saints may consider placing their franchise tag on impending free-agent WR Marques Colston or OG Carl Nicks if they are able to sign QB Drew Brees to a long-term contract.
Mon, 16 Jan 2012 12:54:59 -0800
The Washington Redskins could show interest in New Orleans Saints unrestricted free-agent WRs Marques Colston and Robert Meachem if they are available this offseason.
Sat, 14 Jan 2012 18:00:34 -0800
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston hauled in nine receptions for 136 yards and a touchdown in the Divisional Round playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers Saturday, Jan. 14. Colston's postseason ends with 16 catches, 256 yards and one touchdown in two playoff games.
Sat, 07 Jan 2012 20:58:00 -0800
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston did not find the end zone in the Wild Card game win against the Detroit Lions Saturday, Jan. 7, but he did lead the team with 120 receiving yards and seven receptions. Colston also lost a fumble.
Sun, 01 Jan 2012 15:39:26 -0800
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston caught seven passes for 145 yards and two touchdowns in Week 17 against the Carolina Panthers.
Tue, 27 Dec 2011 06:38:27 -0800
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston, a prospective free agent in the offseason, will not give the team a hometown discount, according to a league source. With QB Drew Brees in line for the franchise tag, the Saints will have no way to restrict Colston's movement. And he intends to go to the highest bidder, regardless of whether that's not the Saints.
Mon, 26 Dec 2011 21:50:51 -0800
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston had team-highs with seven receptions, 81 yards and a touchdown in the Week 16 game against the Atlanta Falcons Monday, Dec. 26. Colston has found the end zone three times in the past three games, and he has at least seven grabs and at least 81 yards in each of the contests.
Sun, 18 Dec 2011 15:47:48 -0800
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston caught eight passes for 91 yards against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 15.
Sun, 11 Dec 2011 14:56:20 -0800
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston caught seven passes for 105 yards and two tuchdowns in Week 14 against the Tennessee Titans.