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The Advocate
Drew Brees confident Saints’ young receivers will play beyond yearswas gone after the 2012 season, Lance Moore a year later, followed by Robert Me
Drew Brees confident Saints’ young receivers will play beyond years
The Advocate / Posted 20 hours ago
was gone after the 2012 season, Lance Moore a year later, followed by Robert Meacham after the 2014 campaign and finally Marques Colston, the best receiver in franchise history, earlier this year. When Payton looks at the current group of... Read more
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The Advocate
Live like an NFL star: Take video tour of former Saints WR Marques Colston's Destrehan home, listed for $735KWant to live like Marques Colston? For $734,900, you could take a step in that
Live like an NFL star: Take video tour of former Saints WR Marques Colston's Destrehan home, listed for $735K
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
Want to live like Marques Colston? For $734,900, you could take a step in that direction by purchasing the former Saints star receiver's Destrehan home. Colston, whose 10-year run in New Orleans came to an end with his release from the team in... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Can Fleener Be the Breakout Tight End of 2016?to both, especially after it became clear that second-round rookie wide receive
Can Fleener Be the Breakout Tight End of 2016?
Bleacher Report / Posted 4 days ago
to both, especially after it became clear that second-round rookie wide receiver Michael Thomas will likely become the new Marques Colston: Idea of Coby Fleener as a "trusted" target for a good QB still doesn't compute. With news of Michael Thomas... Read more
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The Morning Call
June 24, 2016NFL star Marques Colston smiles with Lehigh Parkway Elementary school 2nd grade
June 24, 2016
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
NFL star Marques Colston smiles with Lehigh Parkway Elementary school 2nd grader Darius during an announcement that Philadelphia Soul Lehigh Valley Steelhawks, and Mealey's Furniture will build a playground for ASD's Lehigh Parkway Elementary School... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Parkway Elementary gets help with new playground thanks to 2nd grader's letter to NFL starJune, 23, 2016. Lehigh Parkway's 2nd grader Darius wrote a letter to his footba
Lehigh Parkway Elementary gets help with new playground thanks to 2nd grader's letter to NFL star
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
June, 23, 2016. Lehigh Parkway's 2nd grader Darius wrote a letter to his football hero New Orleans Saints Receiver Marques Colston, Philadelphia Soul part owner, asking if Colston could help the school build a new playground. The... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Parkway Elementary gets new playground thanks to 2nd grader's letter to NFL starJune, 23, 2016. Lehigh Parkway's 2nd grader Darius wrote a letter to his footba
Lehigh Parkway Elementary gets new playground thanks to 2nd grader's letter to NFL star
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
June, 23, 2016. Lehigh Parkway's 2nd grader Darius wrote a letter to his football hero New Orleans Saints Receiver Marques Colston, Philadelphia Soul part owner, asking if Colston could help the school build a new playground. The... Read more
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ESPN
Daube: 2016 fantasy wide receiver previewwhich will transition well to the NFL. After 10 seasons of being a mainstay wi
Daube: 2016 fantasy wide receiver preview
ESPN / Posted 9 days ago
which will transition well to the NFL. After 10 seasons of being a mainstay within the New Orleans Saints' offense, Marques Colston was released this offseason. Michael Thomas, who was selected 47th overall, will now man Colston's old role.... Read more
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ESPN
Fantasy football sleepers, busts, breakouts for 2016suited for the slot. To be fair, Matthews was 27th in fantasy points per game a
Fantasy football sleepers, busts, breakouts for 2016
ESPN / Posted 9 days ago
suited for the slot. To be fair, Matthews was 27th in fantasy points per game at the position last season and we've seen Marques Colston produce with a similar build from the slot. Meanwhile, Matthews' statistical success was found in Chip... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Juneteenth Celebration provides history lessonchildren's activities and a guest appearance by NFL Super Bowl champion and for
Juneteenth Celebration provides history lesson
Altoona Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
children's activities and a guest appearance by NFL Super Bowl champion and former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston, who visited with family and provided some autographed items to be auctioned. "Any event that brings... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so farPayton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first prac
Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so far
The Daily Comet / Posted 14 days ago
Payton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first practice, the same number that had been worn by Marques Colston, who left New Orleans this offseason and the franchise's all-time receiver. But it appears Meachem could get... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so farPayton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first prac
Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so far
The Houma Courier / Posted 14 days ago
Payton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first practice, the same number that had been worn by Marques Colston, who left New Orleans this offseason and the franchise's all-time receiver. But it appears Meachem could get... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so farPayton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first prac
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so far
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 14 days ago
Payton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first practice, the same number that had been worn by Marques Colston, who left New Orleans this offseason and the franchise's all-time receiver. But it appears Meachem could get... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so farPayton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first prac
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so far
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 14 days ago
Payton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first practice, the same number that had been worn by Marques Colston, who left New Orleans this offseason and the franchise's all-time receiver. But it appears Meachem could get... Read more
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First Coast News
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so farPayton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first prac
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so far
First Coast News / Posted 14 days ago
Payton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first practice, the same number that had been worn by Marques Colston, who left New Orleans this offseason and the franchise's all-time receiver. But it appears Meachem could get... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so farPayton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first prac
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so far
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 14 days ago
Payton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first practice, the same number that had been worn by Marques Colston, who left New Orleans this offseason and the franchise's all-time receiver. But it appears Meachem could get... Read more
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KTVB Boise
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so farPayton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first prac
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so far
KTVB Boise / Posted 14 days ago
Payton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first practice, the same number that had been worn by Marques Colston, who left New Orleans this offseason and the franchise's all-time receiver. But it appears Meachem could get... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so farPayton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first prac
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so far
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 14 days ago
Payton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first practice, the same number that had been worn by Marques Colston, who left New Orleans this offseason and the franchise's all-time receiver. But it appears Meachem could get... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so farPayton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first prac
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so far
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 14 days ago
Payton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first practice, the same number that had been worn by Marques Colston, who left New Orleans this offseason and the franchise's all-time receiver. But it appears Meachem could get... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so farPayton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first prac
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so far
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 14 days ago
Payton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first practice, the same number that had been worn by Marques Colston, who left New Orleans this offseason and the franchise's all-time receiver. But it appears Meachem could get... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so farPayton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first prac
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so far
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 14 days ago
Payton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first practice, the same number that had been worn by Marques Colston, who left New Orleans this offseason and the franchise's all-time receiver. But it appears Meachem could get... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so farPayton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first prac
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so far
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 14 days ago
Payton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first practice, the same number that had been worn by Marques Colston, who left New Orleans this offseason and the franchise's all-time receiver. But it appears Meachem could get... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so farPayton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first prac
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so far
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 14 days ago
Payton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first practice, the same number that had been worn by Marques Colston, who left New Orleans this offseason and the franchise's all-time receiver. But it appears Meachem could get... Read more
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TSN
Saints TE Fleener looking like a good fitPayton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first prac
Saints TE Fleener looking like a good fit
TSN / Posted 14 days ago
Payton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first practice, the same number that had been worn by Marques Colston, who left New Orleans this off-season and the franchise's all-time receiver. But it appears Meachem could get... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so farPayton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first prac
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so far
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 14 days ago
Payton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first practice, the same number that had been worn by Marques Colston, who left New Orleans this offseason and the franchise's all-time receiver. But it appears Meachem could get... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so farPayton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first prac
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so far
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 14 days ago
Payton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first practice, the same number that had been worn by Marques Colston, who left New Orleans this offseason and the franchise's all-time receiver. But it appears Meachem could get... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so farPayton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first prac
New Saints tight end Fleener looking like a good fit so far
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 14 days ago
Payton said Meachem's had a foot problem. Meachem wore No. 12 at his first practice, the same number that had been worn by Marques Colston, who left New Orleans this offseason and the franchise's all-time receiver. But it appears Meachem could get... Read more
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The Advocate
Robert Meachem out to show Saints he’s still got itthe New Orleans Saints’ mandatory minicamp Tuesday, prompting a double take fro
Robert Meachem out to show Saints he’s still got it
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
the New Orleans Saints’ mandatory minicamp Tuesday, prompting a double take from anybody used to seeing franchise legend Marques Colston on the Metairie practice fields for more than a decade. A familiar face was under that helmet. Just not the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
After Further Review: Robertson & Williams flash and other Saints mini camp Day 1it was to see a #12 on the field for the Saints. It was even more surprising to
After Further Review: Robertson & Williams flash and other Saints mini camp Day 1
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 days ago
it was to see a #12 on the field for the Saints. It was even more surprising to discover it was a familiar face…that wasn’t Marques Colston. Robert Meachem is back on a tryout basis with the team and wearing his former teammate’s number. Meachem... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Saints welcome Robert Meachem backwhile longer. "They just gave me number twelve and i told them it felt weird b
Saints welcome Robert Meachem back
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 15 days ago
while longer. "They just gave me number twelve and i told them it felt weird because, you know, when i was a rookie, he (Marques Colston) was one year ahead of me so i sent him a text message saying 'they gave me your number but i'll make you... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Saints welcome Robert Meachem backwhile longer. "They just gave me number twelve and i told them it felt weird b
Saints welcome Robert Meachem back
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 days ago
while longer. "They just gave me number twelve and i told them it felt weird because, you know, when i was a rookie, he (Marques Colston) was one year ahead of me so i sent him a text message saying 'they gave me your number but i'll make you... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Saints welcome Robert Meachem backwhile longer. "They just gave me number twelve and i told them it felt weird b
Saints welcome Robert Meachem back
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 15 days ago
while longer. "They just gave me number twelve and i told them it felt weird because, you know, when i was a rookie, he (Marques Colston) was one year ahead of me so i sent him a text message saying 'they gave me your number but i'll make you... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Saints expect fierce competition in crowded backfieldthe roster on a tryout basis. On Tuesday, he was wearing No. 12, formally worn
Saints expect fierce competition in crowded backfield
The Daily Comet / Posted 15 days ago
the roster on a tryout basis. On Tuesday, he was wearing No. 12, formally worn by the franchise's all-time leading receiver Marques Colston until his release last winter after 10 seasons. ... Payton said second-year outside linebacker Hau'oli... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Saints expect fierce competition in crowded backfieldthe roster on a tryout basis. On Tuesday, he was wearing No. 12, formally worn
Saints expect fierce competition in crowded backfield
The Houma Courier / Posted 15 days ago
the roster on a tryout basis. On Tuesday, he was wearing No. 12, formally worn by the franchise's all-time leading receiver Marques Colston until his release last winter after 10 seasons. ... Payton said second-year outside linebacker Hau'oli... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Saints expect fierce competition in crowded backfieldthe roster on a tryout basis. On Tuesday, he was wearing No. 12, formally worn
Saints expect fierce competition in crowded backfield
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 15 days ago
the roster on a tryout basis. On Tuesday, he was wearing No. 12, formally worn by the franchise's all-time leading receiver Marques Colston until his release last winter after 10 seasons. ... Payton said second-year outside linebacker Hau'oli... Read more
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TSN
Saints expect competition in backfieldthe roster on a tryout basis. On Tuesday, he was wearing No. 12, formally worn
Saints expect competition in backfield
TSN / Posted 15 days ago
the roster on a tryout basis. On Tuesday, he was wearing No. 12, formally worn by the franchise's all-time leading receiver Marques Colston until his release last winter after 10 seasons. ... Payton said second-year outside linebacker Hau'oli... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Saints expect fierce competition in crowded backfieldthe roster on a tryout basis. On Tuesday, he was wearing No. 12, formally worn
Saints expect fierce competition in crowded backfield
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 15 days ago
the roster on a tryout basis. On Tuesday, he was wearing No. 12, formally worn by the franchise's all-time leading receiver Marques Colston until his release last winter after 10 seasons. ... Payton said second-year outside linebacker Hau'oli... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Saints expect fierce competition in crowded backfieldthe roster on a tryout basis. On Tuesday, he was wearing No. 12, formally worn
Saints expect fierce competition in crowded backfield
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 15 days ago
the roster on a tryout basis. On Tuesday, he was wearing No. 12, formally worn by the franchise's all-time leading receiver Marques Colston until his release last winter after 10 seasons. ... Payton said second-year outside linebacker Hau'oli... Read more
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The Advocate
Robert Meachem out to show Saints he’s still got it at mandatory minicampthe New Orleans Saints’ mandatory minicamp Tuesday, prompting a double take fro
Robert Meachem out to show Saints he’s still got it at mandatory minicamp
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
the New Orleans Saints’ mandatory minicamp Tuesday, prompting a double take from anybody used to seeing franchise legend Marques Colston on the Metairie practice fields for more than a decade. A familiar face was under that helmet. Just not the... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Brandin Cooks feels he left a lot of meat on the bone last seasongoing to cover me.” Cooks is entering his third season, but he’s the most expe
Brandin Cooks feels he left a lot of meat on the bone last season
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 16 days ago
going to cover me.” Cooks is entering his third season, but he’s the most experienced member of the receiving corps with Marques Colston leaving the team this offseason. That should make his performance even more important to the Saints as they... Read more
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NFL.com
What to watch for as 24 NFL teams open minicampBut what I really want to know more about is Michael Thomas' role in the offens
What to watch for as 24 NFL teams open minicamp
NFL.com / Posted 16 days ago
But what I really want to know more about is Michael Thomas' role in the offense. Can the big-bodied Thomas take over the Marques Colston role from the jump? Thomas boasts strong hands and should see plenty of red-zone targets. Will his rapport... Read more
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The Advocate
Fully evaluating players at minicamp difficult, but Saints seek to get a better grasp of abilitiesplay in traffic. The second-round pick was selected for that reason. New Orlea
Fully evaluating players at minicamp difficult, but Saints seek to get a better grasp of abilities
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
play in traffic. The second-round pick was selected for that reason. New Orleans needs a big body at receiver to replace Marques Colston, and Thomas appears to be ready to step up and claim the job. It’s early, and a lot can change between now... Read more
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CBS Sports
Finding the Fits: Saints have big plans for rookie wideout Michael Thomasthat the club traded away former featured target in All-Pro tight end Jimmy Gra
Finding the Fits: Saints have big plans for rookie wideout Michael Thomas
CBS Sports / Posted 22 days ago
that the club traded away former featured target in All-Pro tight end Jimmy Graham a year earlier and saw veteran receiver Marques Colston slip to just 45 catches for 520 yards and four touchdowns -- the lowest numbers of his 10-year NFL... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Drew Brees: Michael Thomas’ improvement has been awesomeThomas in the second round, it wasn’t hard to find talk of him filling the spot
Drew Brees: Michael Thomas’ improvement has been awesome
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 27 days ago
Thomas in the second round, it wasn’t hard to find talk of him filling the spot on the depth chart formerly occupied by Marques Colston. Colston was a reliable and frequent target for quarterback Drew Brees over the years and it will likely... Read more
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NFL.com
Brees raves about rookie Michael Thomas: 'He gets it'goes and makes the play and ran the route just like I imagined." The 6-foot-3
Brees raves about rookie Michael Thomas: 'He gets it'
NFL.com / Posted 27 days ago
goes and makes the play and ran the route just like I imagined." The 6-foot-3 receiver was drafted in part to help replace Marques Colston, especially in the red zone. It might not happen out of the gate, but having an early rapport with the... Read more
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The Advocate
Saints rookie Michael Thomas impresses Drew Brees during Thursday’s organized team activityThomas is already starting to settle in and make an impression. He’s going to
Saints rookie Michael Thomas impresses Drew Brees during Thursday’s organized team activity
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
Thomas is already starting to settle in and make an impression. He’s going to be to asked to fill a lot of the things that Marques Colston used to do for this offense, which means that he’s essentially replacing a player who had more than a decade... Read more
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The Advocate
Saints rookie Michael Thomas impresses Drew Brees during Thursday’s organized team activityThomas is already starting to settle in and make an impression. He’s going to
Saints rookie Michael Thomas impresses Drew Brees during Thursday’s organized team activity
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
Thomas is already starting to settle in and make an impression. He’s going to be to asked to fill a lot of the things that Marques Colston used to do for this offense, which means that he’s essentially replacing a player who had more than a decade... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Yellin: Brees, receivers look ultra sharp in OTAsthrows – not a single ball touched the ground. 2. No Colston, No problem I’m
Yellin: Brees, receivers look ultra sharp in OTAs
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 28 days ago
throws – not a single ball touched the ground. 2. No Colston, No problem I’m not in anyway belittling the contributions Marques Colston made to the organization during his storied career, but it appears the Saints have several receivers primed... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Strief remains fixture along Saints' offensive lineThe Saints released the two most decorated pieces of that class this offseason.
Strief remains fixture along Saints' offensive line
The Daily Comet / Posted 28 days ago
The Saints released the two most decorated pieces of that class this offseason. Wide receiver Marques Colston and right guard Jahri Evans -- for so long Strief's partner on the right side of the offensive line -- represented half of a foursome, along... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Strief remains fixture along Saints' offensive lineThe Saints released the two most decorated pieces of that class this offseason.
Strief remains fixture along Saints' offensive line
The Houma Courier / Posted 28 days ago
The Saints released the two most decorated pieces of that class this offseason. Wide receiver Marques Colston and right guard Jahri Evans -- for so long Strief's partner on the right side of the offensive line -- represented half of a foursome, along... Read more
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The Advocate
A decade later, Saints' 7th-round pick Zach Strief still a rock along offensive lineyounger with each offseason. The Saints released the two most decorated pieces
A decade later, Saints' 7th-round pick Zach Strief still a rock along offensive line
The Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
younger with each offseason. The Saints released the two most decorated pieces of that class this offseason. Wide receiver Marques Colston and right guard Jahri Evans — for so long Strief’s partner on the right side of the offensive line —... Read more
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