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  1. Like/Dislike: Figuring out the rookie fantasy backs

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    Fri, 8 Sep 2017

    Michael Thomas is a great receiver. One of the best talents in the game. But the last Saints WR to get 130 targets was Marques Colston back in 2012. We saw Thomas' ceiling last year. And he's going to draw all of the tough corners. T.Y. Hilton

  2. Drive of the Week: Saints clicking

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    Mon, 28 Aug 2017

    3:46

    does love us on face. Got a little play action pass go Marcus Colston whose goal was a stutter route. He's right into the middle ..... delivers it right over since watched the placement using Marcus Colston is big for me to get open and he lives destroyed all his guy

  3. #CFBTop25: No. 22, Courtland Sutton, WR, SMU

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    Thu, 27 Jul 2017

    Sutton "Big, athletic 'chain mover' with strong hands and outstanding ball skills. Sutton is a WR1 in the mold of Marques Colston with a little more explosiveness as a downfield playmaker." -- Bucky Brooks * * * "Sutton is a big, physical

  4. NFC South Offseason Overhaul: Buccaneers strike gold

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    Tue, 11 Apr 2017

    development in general roster reshuffling. Cooks injected a much-needed playmaking element to the Saints ' offense when Marques Colston reached his decline phase, Darren Sproles was traded to Philadelphia and Jimmy Graham fell out of favor. He has

  5. Antonio Brown leads Top-10 No. 1 WRs in separation

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    Fri, 20 Jan 2017

    was the big wide receiver Drew Brees was lacking with Marques Colston 's prime in the rearview mirror, what made him such ..... into the season, the thought was that he would take Colston 's place as the big slot player, but Thomas was more

  6. Davante Adams leads Top-10 WRs in tight coverage

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    Fri, 13 Jan 2017

    were rumored to be interested in signing the aforementioned Anquan Boldin to help offset the burn from the end of the Marques Colston era. The fact that it never happened ended up being a non-issue as they found a player who can do everything Boldin

  7. Forty-eight things we learned in Week 17

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    Mon, 2 Jan 2017

    Wideout Michael Thomas became the 17th rookie to reach 1,000 receiving yards since the 1970 merger, breaking Marques Colston 's franchise rookie records with 1,137 yards and nine touchdown catches. He also broke Reggie Bush 's Saints

  8. Matt Ryan bolsters MVP case, Falcons clinch No. 2 seed

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    Mon, 2 Jan 2017

    Wideout Michael Thomas became the 17th rookie to reach 1,000 receiving yards since the 1970 merger, breaking Marques Colston 's franchise rookie records with 1,137 yards and nine touchdown catches. He also broke Reggie Bush 's Saints

  9. Week 17 Cheat Sheet: Can Redskins get to playoffs?

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    Sat, 31 Dec 2016

    provide a mismatch with Falcons corners. The first-year pro is just 17 receiving yards shy of 1,000 (would join Marques Colston as the only rookies in Saints history to gain 1,000 receiving yards). Thomas already morphed into the Brees

  10. Position rankings: Rookie of the Year candidates

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    Wed, 21 Dec 2016

    likely to be a top-10 selection. 7) Michael Thomas , New Orleans Saints wide receiver: Billed as the next Marques Colston in Drew Brees ' offense, Thomas is already better outside the numbers as a sideline acrobat. The former Ohio State

  11. Lead rookie

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    Thu, 1 Dec 2016

    Michael Thomas leads the Saints in receptions, receiving yards and TD receptions this season. In fact, he leads all rookies in TD receptions this year. Thomas is already third on the Saints all-time receptions list among rookies with 65, behind only Reggie Bush (88) and Marques Colston (70).

  12. Michael Thomas posting Beckham-like rookie numbers

    Articles

    Fri, 11 Nov 2016

    146-10 season totals would put him in elite company in New Orleans. Former Saints wideout and current free agent Marques Colston is the only player in franchise history to rack up more than 1,000 yards through the air in his inaugural NFL season

  13. Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott among top rookie pairs since 2006

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    Wed, 19 Oct 2016

    quarterback. 4) Reggie Bush (RB) and Marques Colston (WR) New Orleans Saints , 2006 ..... offensive spark the Saints had. Colston was a huge surprise. The seventh ..... opposite ends of the draft spectrum, Colston and Bush both proved to be valuable

  14. Larry Fitzgerald, Eric Decker among top slot receivers

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    Wed, 21 Sep 2016

    and Jets for the NFL's top wide receiver trios. 8) Jordan Matthews , Philadelphia Eagles: Former Saints star Marques Colston paved the way for Matthews as a large-framed slot receiver capable of beating the occasional cornerback over the

  15. Deep dive: Waiver wires loaded with WR, RB values

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    Fri, 9 Sep 2016

    physicality could set him up for a bigger workload as a rookie than we previous thought. Many had him ticketed for the Marques Colston role in the slot, but on 108 preseason snaps Thomas only lined up in the slot 21 times (19 percent). If he's

  16. Week 1 fantasy football matchups preview

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    Fri, 9 Sep 2016

    like the guy who will see the bulk of Brees' targets. Michael Thomas , WR -- FLEX: Thomas is all set to take over Marques Colston 's role. As a hybrid WR/TE, he should vex the Raiders in Week 1. Coby Fleener , TE -- SIT: The Raiders have

  17. Week 1 best value fantasy matchups to target

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    Thu, 8 Sep 2016

    press coverage on the outside, Brees' other options come into play. Many predicted that Michael Thomas would assume Marques Colston 's old role as the big slot receiver, but he played just 19 percent of his snaps on the interior during the preseason

  18. Best late-round fantasy values: Wide receivers

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    Thu, 1 Sep 2016

    draft. Snead was quite productive for several weeks in 2015 while Thomas looks ready to slot into the role vacated by Marques Colston . There will be targets for both of these players. Just don't expect to be able to start them on a weekly basis

  19. The lazy person's guide to fantasy football drafts

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    Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    best kicker. Other super sleepers? Michael Thomas in New Orleans. Camp reports have been amazing and he legit has Marques - Colston upside. Travis Benjamin is an awesome down-field threat (won't bore you with the specific numbers) and Philly

  20. Jadeveon Clowney's time is now; is Trevor Siemian the real deal?

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    Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    regardless of whether or not Victor Cruz is in the lineup. Michael Thomas , WR, New Orleans Saints: After releasing Marques Colston in February, the Saints needed to find a rugged receiver capable of doing the dirty work between the numbers. Thomas

  21. Drew Brees: 'I love everything about' young WRs

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    Tue, 23 Aug 2016

    era for the guys at the skill positions. For the longest time, we had kind of a mainstay of receivers -- it was Marques Colston , Robert Meachem, Devery Henderson and Lance Moore. Now it's a whole new cast, and I love these guys. I love

  22. Most improved receiving corps: Pack's leader returns

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    Fri, 19 Aug 2016

    October to slice and dice defensive backfields. 4) New Orleans Saints With Jimmy Graham banished to Seattle and Marques Colston on a steep decline, Drew Brees entered last season crossing his fingers and hoping for the best out of a 34-year

  23. Ezekiel Elliott, Laquon Treadwell among OROY favorites

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    Wed, 17 Aug 2016

    should fit very well into the Drew Brees-led New Orleans attack, filling the catch-machine role of former Saint Marques Colston . 3) Corey Coleman , WR, Cleveland Browns The Baylor product combines the speed needed to create separation with

  24. Marques Colston wants to continue NFL career

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    Sat, 13 Aug 2016

    Detroit, respectively. Might Marques Colston be the next veteran free agent ..... Once I'm done with rehab," Colston said this week, via PennLive ..... before training camps end. Although Colston was released with a failed physical

  25. Saints players to watch in preseason

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    Thu, 11 Aug 2016

    4:55

    gotten some players to watch their some veterans in pieces missing no Marcus Colston anymore. Who's gonna step up we looking for. Lloyd Smith to know Marques Colston Jimmy Graham left to go to Seattle everybody's looking for that second guy

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