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Why Marques Colston Chose a Small School Over Playing in The Big 12 (And What You Can Learn From It)

Shortly before National Signing Day in 2001, Marques Colston had a decision to make. An All-Conference receiver at Susquehanna Township High School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Colston had shown enough promise that two college programs deemed him worthy of a scholarship offer. One of them was the University of Missouri, which plays its home games in a 70,000-seat stadium and...
Via Stack
April 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Never Drop Another Pass With This Receiving Trick From Former NFL WR Marques Colston

Marques Colston knows how to catch the football. The retired receiver hauled in 711 receptions during his 10 years in the NFL. According to Fantasy Index, during the 2013 season, Colston dropped just 0.9% of the catchable balls thrown his way, the second-best mark among qualified receivers. STACK recently spoke with Colston, who shared one of his favorite secrets for building...
Via Stack
April 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Super Bowl Champion WR Marques Colston Shares His Secret for Getting Open

Over his 10-year NFL career, Marques Colston made his living by getting open. The former New Orleans Saints wide receiver had six seasons with at least 1,000 receiving yards and 70 receptions. Not bad for a seventh-round pick out of Hofstra University. Though Colston never had burning speed, he was able to consistently fool defenders with his precise route-running technique. ...
Via Stack
March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Saints release Marques Colston

Marques Colston’s 10-year run with the New Orleans Saints has come to an end. The team announced on Monday that Colston has been released. It’s worth noting that the move was made with a designation of “failed physical,” which could make it difficult for Colston to find work with another team. Colston was once arguably Drew Brees’ favorite target, but his production has...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Saints likely to release Marques Colston

Just a couple of weeks ago, the New Orleans Saints cut offensive lineman Jahri Evans, linebackers David Hawthorne and Ramon Humber, and receiver Seantavius Jones. It appears that soon you can add Marques Colston to the list. According to Mike Triplett, the Saints are “likely” to release the 10-year pro. Triplett added more on ESPN’s website: “The New Orleans Saints will...
Via Rumors and Rants
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Marques Colston restructures contract, will remain with Saints

By Rachel Wold NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport is reporting that the New Orleans Saints have restructured wide receiver Marques Colston’s contract. This move enables him to remain with the team for a 10th season. The Saints, who are approximately $15.8 million over the salary cap, needed to make some quick adjustments prior to the start of free agency on Tuesday. Before hearing...
Via Sportsnaut
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston named top-5 goat from Week 1

This time around, the performances actually mattered. It wasn’t about auditioning for a job. It wasn’t about fine-tuning and preparation. It was about posting results that would count, written in the record books and into the standings in pen. Some players and teams got off to a great start. Others, sputtered out of the gate. That has plenty of folks feeling optimistic just one...
Via cover32 - Saints
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans’ Saints’ Marques Colston named 18th best fantasy WR, Stills is 53rd

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
Via cover32 - Saints
July 28, 2014  |  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
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