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MARQUES COLSTON RUMORS

New Orleans Saints cut RB Pierre Thomas

The New Orleans Saints are currently about $20 million over the cap, and they are in a nightmare area to say the very least. Pierre Thomas is the latest move for them as they try to cut some money off the books. More #Saints news: They’ve informed veteran RB Pierre Thomas that they are releasing him, source says. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 4, 2015 It was a smart...
Via Sports-Glory
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Report: Saints shopping LB Curtis Lofton

The New Orleans Saints are shopping linebacker Curtis Lofton, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.   The 28-year-old Lofton had 145 tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in 16 games played last season. The eight-year pro hasn’t missed a single game as a member of the Saints and Atlanta Falcons. Lofton is signed through the 2017 seasons with a club option for...
Via Sports-Glory
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Marques Colston re-structuring contract to stay with Saints?

An encouraging couple of tweets regarding Colston’s chances of staying below:   Schefter says the Saints are expected to restructure Colston’s deal on NFL Insiders — Nick Underhill (@nick_underhill) March 3, 2015 Schefter said releasing Colston is unlikely. — Nick Underhill (@nick_underhill) March 3, 2015
Via The Saints Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marques Colston May Have To Accept Pay Cut To Be Back With The Saints

Mike Triplett of ESPN writes that in order for Saints WR Marques Colston to return to the team next year, he’ll likely have to agree to a pay cut that would come with a “significantly reduced rate.” Triplett adds that he’s “not sure if that magic number is $2 million or $4 million.“ This news fits with a previous report from Jason Cole, who mentioned that sources...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Nation’s 10 Worst Plays of 2014: #6 Colston’s fumble at Falcons

The season started off with such promise as the Saints raced to an early lead in Atlanta while Jairus Byrd quickly created his first takeaway. But Matt Ryan would end up throwing for a career high in yards, the Falcons would march down in the final seconds to send the game to overtime with a 50+ yard field goal, and then Marques Colston would cough up the game with this fumble which...
Via The Saints Nation
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Marques Colston Open to Pay Cut to Remain with Saints

I don’t know how reliable this is but I’d personally love to see Colston stay, even in a reduced role at a lower cost.   Insider Buzz: Marques Colston Open to Taking Pay Cut to Remain with Saints http://t.co/AfkHMzCW3Q via @bleacherreport — Jason Cole (@JasonPhilCole) January 20, 2015
Via The Saints Nation
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Marques Colston top dog of the Saints wide receiver draft picks

Marques Colston is the best pick at wide receiver the Saints have ever made by quite a large margin. Only three players were selected after Colston in the entire 2006 draft, none of whom are still on a NFL roster. At 6-foot-4 and nearly 230 lbs., the Saints saw potential in this Hofstra grad. They figured he would at least create competition at the wide receiver position; what they...
Via cover32 - Saints
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Marques Colston throws terrible lateral on final play of Saints' season

“D’oh.” That might as well have been what New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston was thinking or saying in the final seconds of his team’s loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday afternoon as he completed one of the season’s most unintelligent plays. The Saints, trailing 23-15, recovered an onside kick in the game’s final moments. They started to move the ball...
Via NESN.com
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Marques Colston ready for repeat performance vs. Carolina? (Week 16 Start/Sit)

Week 16 WR Starts Marques Colston at Carolina – Colston has seen a lot of use in the last two weeks (25 targets) and though he has just five scores on the season, he’s scored 60% of them in that span, including a strong performance on the road while the rest of the New Orleans offense struggled last week. Just two weeks ago, Colston couldn’t be stopped by the Panthers (Al Michaels...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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