Saints expected to draft a wide receiver

The New Orleans Saints have one of the best quarterbacks in the league thanks to Drew Brees, but they could be looking to improve his chances of success by adding more weapons around him during the 2014 NFL Draft. According to Mike Triplett of, the Saints are expected to select at least one receiver during the draft. The Saints will need to begin looking for Marques Colston’s...
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Saints sign CB Champ Bailey to two-year deal

The New Orleans Saints will reportedly sign cornerback Champ Bailey to a two-year contract. Former Broncos CB Champ Bailey is signing with the New Orleans Saints, per league sources. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 4, 2014 #Saints have agreed to 2-year deal with CB Champ Bailey, per source. — Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) April 4, 2014 Bailey visited the Saints on Tuesday...
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Champ Bailey visits New Orleans Saints

Former Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey visited with the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday. Former Broncos CB Champ Bailey is visiting New Orleans, per source, and plans to take at least another trip depending ontalks with Saints. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 1, 2014 The 12-time Pro Bowler was released by the Broncos earlier this offseason.  Bailey played in just five...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Fisher: Graham’s goalpost dunk in Atlanta inspired rule change

St. Louis Rams coach and NFL competition committee co-chairman Jeff Fisher told reporters Wednesday morning that the game delay caused by one of New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham’s dunks was the reason the goalpost celebration will now draw a flag for unsportsmanlike conduct. “The background is when the committee basically defined unsportsmanlike conduct and celebrations...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Graham ‘disappointed’ with Saints’ offseason

New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham is not happy with the way the offseason is going this year. Just hours after news surfaced that the Saints would be releasing running back Darren Sproles, Graham tweeted that he was  ’disappointed’ by the Saints offseason so far. Wow unbelievable. Shocked and disappointed on everything that’s gone on this offseason. — Jimmy Graham...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Saints Shopping Pierre Thomas, Lance Moore, Darren Sproles

The cap-strapped New Orleans Saints are reportedly actively shopping Pierre Thomas and Lance Moore and “could be open” to dealing Darren Sproles, according to ESPN’s Adam Shefter. Saints shopping RB Pierre Thomas and WR Lance Moore to other teams, per sources, and even could be open to trading RB Darren Sproles also. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 6, 2014 These are...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Saints will use franchise tag on Jimmy Graham

The New Orleans Saints will use their franchise tag on tight end Jimmy Graham before Monday’s deadline, reports ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. According to, Graham and his agent, Jimmy Sexton, will reportedly file a grievance through the players’ association, asking that Graham be considered a receiver because he lined up out wide or in the slot on 67 percent of...
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February 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...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Five postions the Saints need to address in off-season

As the off-season has now hit for 30 of the 32 teams, we begin to take a look at the off-season needs for each franchise. Travis Dauro, Saints columnist for cover32, looks at the five positional needs the Saints face this off-season. 5. Wide Receiver Seeing as though the Saints have one of the most dynamic passing attacks in the league, seeing wide receiver as a need for the Saints...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Marques Colston is overlooked due to his demeanor

The NFL is famous for developing overrated and underrated players year in and year out, because the most talkative guys get the most attention. Especially at the wide receiver position where getting attention from the media is almost a prerequisite, but that doesn’t mean they’re good wide receivers. There is one wide receiver that isn’t as talkative among the whole bunch of...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Brees: Colston has a bunch of good years left

After a down year statistically speaking for Marques Colston, the New Orleans Saints wide receiver proved that he still has what it takes to play the position. Facing a stiff Seattle Seahawks secondary in the divisional game, Colston hauled in 11 receptions for 144 yards and a touchdown. The performance was more than enough to get Drew Brees reflecting on the wide outs career. ...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Nation's Top 10 Plays of the 2013 Season: #8 Marques Colston's Catch at Bucs on Final Drive

The eighth best play of 2013 was a vintage Marques Colston 31 yard catch with 17 seconds left that set up Garrett Hartley's game winning field goal in Tampa Bay at the buzzer. The kick sealed a 16-14 win in week 2. You'll remember the Saints were in control of a sterile contest 13-7 that was briefly suspended by lightning until Drew Brees threw a horrible pick six right into...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Marques Colston’s failed lateral was a called play

    Many Saints fans were left scratching their heads after WR Marques Colston opted to attempt a forward lateral rather than step out of bounds in a comeback attempt against the Seahawks. It turns out that play was actually called. “It’s a play that we worked on,” Colston said, via ESPN. “Obviously, it’s not an ideal situation, but the ball...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints’ final play against Seattle Seahawks was scripted

Almost every fan watching the New Orleans Saints’ last gasp effort fall short against the Seattle Seahawks was wondering what the heck Marques Colston was doing on the game’s final play. Why in the world wouldn’t Colston just step out of bounds and give the Saints one last chance to win the game? It’s because that’s not the play the Saints called in the huddle. That’s...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Sean Payton explains Marques Colston’s lateral goof

Marques Colston has enjoyed a productive championship career with the New Orleans Saints. Over eight seasons Colston has lifted the Saints with his sure hands and precise routes. The wide receiver’s statistical trajectory won’t send him to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. However, Colston has done enough to embed permanent memories in the mental highlight reel of Saints fans...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Marques Colston’s Failed Lateral at End of Saints’ Loss Was Planned

The New Orleans Saints season ended in disappointing fashion on Saturday, and their final play left many fans bewildered. With 11 seconds on the clock and the Saints at their own 49-yard line, Sean Payton drew up some trickery to try and get New Orleans into the end zone. Wide receiver Marques Colston caught a 10-yard pass from quarterback Drew Brees with 7 seconds left, but, rather...
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints wideout Marques Colston on illegal forward pass: 'It happens'

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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Marques Colston's final play lateral was called by Saints coaches

There was one huge unanswered question following the Saints 23-15 playoff loss to Seattle on Saturday: Was Marques Colston's lateral on the final play of the game a called by the Saints coaching staff or did Colston go rogue and decide to make an unplanned lateral across the field? Saints coach Sean Payton didn't really answer the question when he was asked about it after...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Marques Colston’s poorly executed lateral turned into a forward pass

The New Orleans Saints season ended in bizarre fashion, off a poorly executed lateral by Marques Colston that became a forward pass.
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Marques Colston makes boneheaded throw on final play (GIF)

The New Orleans Saints came close to pulling off a comeback against the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday, but their effort fell short thanks in part to an extremely boneheaded throw by Marques Colston on the last play of the game. After scoring a touchdown and kicking an extra point to make it 23-16 with 26 […]
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Marques Colston Makes The Best/Worst Game Ending Play In NFL Playoff History (GIF)

Marques Colston of the New Orleans Saints is known for his ball catching ability. Not his passing. With 7 seconds left in the NFC Divisional playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks, Colston caught a pass from Drew Brees at the Seahawks 38 yard line. The Saints were down by 8 points after recovering an onsides kick. After Colston caught the pass along the right sideline, he took...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Marques Colston throws illegal forward pass to end game

The New Orleans Saints recovered an onside kick to give themselves a chance to tie the Seattle Seahawks in the closing seconds of Saturday’s NFC Playoff game. On 3rd and 2 Drew Brees hit Marques Colston for a first down. Rather than step out of bounds Colston stayed in bounds and threw the ball forward. There result was an illegal forward pass. This resulted in a ten second run...
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Reacts To Marques Colston Forward Pass

The New Orleans Saints recovered their onside kick attempt and were driving. With eleven seconds left, Drew Brees found Marques Colston along the sideline for a 13-yard completion to the Seattle 38. Instead of running out-of-bounds, he did this: GIF Credit Bleacher Report: Marques Colston ends the game on a forward pass. Obviously what he should have done was step out-of-bounds,...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints/Seattle Seahawks Game Ends On Awful Illegal Forward Pass By Marques Colston (GIF)

The New Orleans Saints trailed the Seattle Seahawks 23-15 with about 7 seconds left when Drew Brees found Marques Colston on Seattle’s 37 yard line. Instead of stepping out of bounds – which would have stopped the clock and allowed the Saints to set up a final Hail Mary play – Colston decided to throw the across the field for an attempted lateral. It was a miserable fail. Not...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Stupid Play by Marques Colston Cost the Saints a Shot to Tie the Game Against Seattle

The Seattle Seahawks deserved to win the divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints Saturday, but as fans know all too well the team that deserves to win is not always the one that does. After Marshawn Lynch put the Seahawks up 23-8 this one looked done.But than a quick Saints touchdown and a successful onside kick later and we still have a game on our hands.From Bleacher...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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