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New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston says he'd play if it were regular season

this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; For the fifth practice over the last six days, the New Orleans Saints gave wide receiver Marques Colston the day off from practice Wednesday but the veteran said he would be ready to go if the upcoming game were the ...

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Old 08-10-2011, 09:49 PM   #1
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For the fifth practice over the last six days, the New Orleans Saints gave wide receiver Marques Colston the day off from practice Wednesday but the veteran said he would be ready to go if the upcoming game were the regular season.

"If this were September and we were getting ready for week one, I'd be out here practicing," Colston said.

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Old 08-10-2011, 09:53 PM   #2
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“It was swelling for about one day,” said Colston, who first missed practice on Aug. 5. “Now it’s just a matter of finding the cause of the irritation and treating the cause.”

“Some of these guys that have had off-season surgeries, we are trying to be smart with,” Saints coach Sean Payton said. “The swelling has gone down and we are being cautious with a month still to go.”

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Jeff Duncan thinks he's getting a "veteran's vacation" and just being allowed to sit out of these drills, but I'm concerned there might be more to it. Is it possible that Colston is a hold out? He is in the last year of his deal.
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Thats good to know
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Man I really hope Colston has a good season. I could see him snag 90 balls for 1200yds and 10tds if he just can stay healthy.
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Start calling that man "Broken". I don't think this bodes well for him - BUT should up the worth of Moore, Henderson & Meechum
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