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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Marques Colston (collarbone) practiced on a limited basis Wednesday. The Saints have a history of "limiting" players in practice even in weeks where they're not expected to play, so Colston's return may not mean a whole lot. We'll know more ...

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Old 09-28-2011, 01:56 PM   #1
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Colston practices

Marques Colston (collarbone) practiced on a limited basis Wednesday.

The Saints have a history of "limiting" players in practice even in weeks where they're not expected to play, so Colston's return may not mean a whole lot. We'll know more later in the week. The Saints have been targeting Week 6 for Colston to get back into game action all along. They play the Jaguars this week.

Source: Mike Triplett on Twitter Sep 28 - 2:45 PM
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Old 09-28-2011, 03:26 PM   #2
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Was it a full fracture or hairline.

I broke mine like a Twix in the commercial...

Man, that was painful. You should have heard what I told the Doc when he said he has to RE-BREAK it to set it properly!

THEN HE DID!!!

I almost went and shot the place up! Just kiddin'

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Old 09-28-2011, 04:00 PM   #3
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If he's healthy he's healthy. But, I wish they would give him another week off just to be sure. The upcoming division games are the ones he needs to be ready for.
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Old 09-28-2011, 04:32 PM   #4
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Broke my collarbone like Alaska's Twix, but mine never did get set properly. I had a skull fracture & my left Femur was in pieces; that was just a little more important...

On Around the League; they just reported that Sean has said Colston was medically cleared to play, and will be available Sunday against the Jags...
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Old 09-28-2011, 06:21 PM   #5
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It has only been a few weeks. I would like to see some more time off & work in more & more practice for a week or two.
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Old 09-28-2011, 09:29 PM   #6
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nooooo, dont like...save him for the divisional games coming up. We are going to CREAM the Jags, no need for him to come back, just sit at home and watch drew carve em up...get fired up, then want to be the guy he throws to next week..its pretty simple.
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Old 09-28-2011, 09:50 PM   #7
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I agree. Let him rest a little longer, we haven't really had a drop off in the passing department, ie. Drew is bada%$ and all our receivers are really stepping it up. I believe we've only had 4 or 5 "drops" so far this year. Bring him back for Carolina.
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Old 09-28-2011, 09:56 PM   #8
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god i hope they arent rushing him back.
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Old 09-28-2011, 10:47 PM   #9
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do NOT put that man on the field. You hear me Sean?
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Old 09-29-2011, 01:02 AM   #10
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Yeah the Saints are so stacked with talent this doesn't seem like the right thing to do. But the team has all the info and we don't. Keep . . . fingers . . . crossed.
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