Go Back   New Orleans Saints - blackandgold.com > Main > Saints
Shop Horizontal

Marques Colston: Steady dominance

this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; 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, ...

Like Tree15Likes

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-16-2013, 08:05 AM   #1
Threaded by WhoDat!656
SaintsWillWin
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Shreveport,Louisiana
Posts: 9,425

Show Printable Version Email this Page
Rating: (0 votes - average)

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 doesnít mean theyíre good wide receivers. But there is one wide receiver that isnít as talkative among the whole bunch of receivers in the NFL and yet should be in the conversation as a top five wide receiver in the NFL. And that player is Marques Colston of the New Orleans Saints. He often gets overlooked, because heís not the attention seeking type of wide receiver in the NFL.

He has a quiet demeanor on the sideline, but that doesnít mean heís not productive. Colston has had four consecutive 1,000 yard seasons since 2009. Colston has been in the NFL for seven seasons so far, and he has six 1,000 yard seasons. Calvin Johnson doesnít have that production. Wes Welker doesnít have that production. Colston just keeps having productive season after productive season in the NFL and nobody even brings up his name in the conversation.

If he keeps this production up, then he will break into the top five of wide receivers in touchdowns, receiving yards and receptions. And I have no doubt that he will, because Colston is steady dominance. He doesnít have big highs and big lows, but heís the type of receiver that will make big plays in any given game. He might even produce more if he was on another team, because of how the Saints offense is orchestrated, but the Saints offense doesnít get off the ground without Colston. Would we even be talking about Drew Brees if it wasnít for Colston?

You have to ask that question, because the Saints drafted Colston in the seventh-round in 2006. Colston was a long shot to make the team, and ended up leading the team in receiving production. The Saints turnaround would not exist without Colston, and he needs to be in the conversation. Iíd even venture to say if he keeps this production up that he deserves consideration into the Hall of Fame. I donít know what more Colston can do to get more attention, because he deserves it.

But I also know he doesnít need it, and he doesnít want it. And thatís the type of receiver I want on my team. He doesnít need the attention, and heíll show up every Sunday to play at a high level. You wonít find many wide receivers like that in the NFL. Colston is a top five receiver, because of that fact. And the NFL needs to catch up to this fact quickly.

Marques Colston: Steady dominance - TPF
SaintGup and alexonfyre like this.

Last edited by papz; 04-16-2013 at 09:01 AM..
Views: 1712
Old 04-16-2013, 08:42 AM   #2
Site Donor
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Black Pearl University
Posts: 798
Re: Marques Colston: Steady dominance

Obviously I totally agree with this, I just wish the writing weren't so pitiful...
alexonfyre is offline  
Old 04-16-2013, 09:19 AM   #3
Site Donor
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Bedford, TX
Posts: 1,560
Re: Marques Colston: Steady dominance

But not one fuggin Pro Bowl?? That somewhat bothers me .... but at least he has a Super Bowl Ring in his mantle case.
Rell&Gold likes this.
K Major is offline  
Old 04-16-2013, 10:43 AM   #4
Breakin Records
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Deville, Louisiana
Posts: 1,613
Re: Marques Colston: Steady dominance

Def my fav saints Wr so glad we didn't let him go last year !
AllSaints is offline  
Old 04-16-2013, 12:51 PM   #5
Site Donor
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Lafayette
Posts: 394
Blog Entries: 1
Re: Marques Colston: Steady dominance

The article failed to mention that he's not as fast but still has the production as any other WR in the NFL. The majority of his catches are in the middle portion of the field where he takes big shots from LB's and Safeties and continues to stretch out for a catch take the shot, get up and do it again and again. I wished he had a few less drops and fumbles but knowing what this guy does for the Saints and Brees, I think we can live with it just knowing when its time to make the big play regardless of where its at on the field he's ready, no alligator arms there.
I like the fact that he's quiet and lets his play do the talking, after all what else is there.
Rell&Gold likes this.
Joker is offline  
Old 04-16-2013, 12:55 PM   #6
Site Donor 2014
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Bayou Cane
Posts: 6,138
Blog Entries: 11
Re: Marques Colston: Steady dominance

ProBowl?

He should have been All-Pro at least three (3) times!
Crusader and Joker like this.
jeanpierre is offline  
Old 04-16-2013, 01:06 PM   #7
Site Donor 2014
Truth Addict
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Spanish Fort Alabama
Posts: 15,224
Re: Marques Colston: Steady dominance

Originally Posted by jeanpierre View Post
ProBowl?

He should have been All-Pro at least three (3) times!
All-pro?
Which years was he robbed?
Danno is online now  
Old 04-16-2013, 01:29 PM   #8
5000 POSTS! +
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Alexandria, La
Posts: 6,746
Re: Marques Colston: Steady dominance

Originally Posted by K Major View Post
But not one fuggin Pro Bowl??
The Pro-Bowl is nothing more than a popularity contest, it has little to do on what the players actually do on the field anymore...
Crusader and SaintGup like this.
|Mitch| is offline  
Old 04-16-2013, 02:08 PM   #9
Bounty Money $$$
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: 5800 Airline Dr. Metairie, LA.
Posts: 10,993
Re: Marques Colston: Steady dominance

He's got six out of seven seasons with one thousand yards.......four straight seasons with one thousand yards. Bam! Enough said.
Rugby Saint II is offline  
Old 04-16-2013, 02:40 PM   #10
SaintsWillWin
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Shreveport,Louisiana
Posts: 9,425
Re: Marques Colston: Steady dominance

"Colston has had four consecutive 1,000 yard seasons since 2009. Colston has been in the NFL for seven seasons so far, and he has six 1,000 yard seasons. Calvin Johnson doesn’t have that production. Wes Welker doesn’t have that production."
SaintnDE likes this.
WhoDat!656 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules

LinkBacks (?)
LinkBack to this Thread: http://blackandgold.com/saints/57093-marques-colston-steady-dominance.html
Posted By For Type Date Hits
The Latest New Orleans Saints News | SportSpyder This thread Refback 04-16-2013 11:24 AM 3
Marques Colston: Steady dominance This thread Refback 04-16-2013 08:46 AM 37


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:54 AM.


Copyright 1997 - 2013 - BlackandGold.com
no new posts