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Saints News, 7/31/15: Marques Colston Returns to Practice

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From The Advocate: Wide receiver Marques Colston is back on the field and going through warm ups on the second day of training camp. Colston sat out all of the Saints’ summer workouts with an undisclosed injury. Rookie offensive lineman Antonio Johnson is also back to work after starting on the NFI. On the flip side, veteran linebacker Dannell Ellerbe is sitting out the practice, working on the bike off to the side. Cornerback Brian Dixon, who’s on the non-football injury list, has done some work on the bike each of the past two days. So far, Jairus Byrd has not been seen on the practice field, although the Saints have said they don’t consider his injury to be serious.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> WR Marques Colston back on the practice field today. Didn&#39;t spend much time on the PUP list</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/627106181614596096">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Marques Colston not going through 7 on 7s. So his status is uncertain.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/627123202716770304">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> WR Marques Colston watching from side during 7 on 7 drills. Have only seen cameo from him in walkthrough so far. Returning gradually</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/627123082902290432">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Of all people, Austin Johnson catches a deep ball from Brees.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/627123434003243009">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Bush records a nice PBU during extensive reps at FS with the 1s. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsCamp?src=hash">#SaintsCamp</a></p>&mdash; Sean Kelley (@SeanKelleyLive) <a href="https://twitter.com/SeanKelleyLive/status/627124070476304384">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Drew Brees always trying to gain an edge in his preparation <a href="http://t.co/ff8u6sAQAu">http://t.co/ff8u6sAQAu</a> by <a href="https://twitter.com/JohnDeShazier">@JohnDeShazier</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsCamp?src=hash">#SaintsCamp</a> <a href="http://t.co/1v7AN4jb0u">pic.twitter.com/1v7AN4jb0u</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/627086998545825793">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> coach Sean Payton getting hands on during punt coverage drill <a href="http://t.co/xzRWqmjXfp">pic.twitter.com/xzRWqmjXfp</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/627122004118884352">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">C.J. Spiller first in line a kick returner. Marcus Murphy was second, and muffed the kick.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/627118409864581122">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">After a rep, Zach Strief gives pointers to 1st round pick Andrus Peat. Strief helping the younger player. <a href="http://t.co/jdNGbNOAVw">pic.twitter.com/jdNGbNOAVw</a></p>&mdash; Doug Mouton (@DMoutonWWL) <a href="https://twitter.com/DMoutonWWL/status/627114976688349184">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Ryan Griffin takes first snap with second unit. Fumbles the snap.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/627116019941834753">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Stephone Anthony also taking snaps with first team in opening team drills.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/627115432177217536">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">some Drake bumping in the background as d-line gets some work in <a href="http://t.co/zCR9UpQNJI">pic.twitter.com/zCR9UpQNJI</a></p>&mdash; Steve Geller (@SteveGellerWWL) <a href="https://twitter.com/SteveGellerWWL/status/627113987805736960">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Rob Ryan, Joe Vitt and the LBs <a href="http://t.co/c5w9D5J8ad">pic.twitter.com/c5w9D5J8ad</a></p>&mdash; Steve Geller (@SteveGellerWWL) <a href="https://twitter.com/SteveGellerWWL/status/627112966392020992">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="it" dir="ltr">PANORAMA... Cajun Cannon included <a href="http://t.co/kYhhP0nqrW">pic.twitter.com/kYhhP0nqrW</a></p>&mdash; Steve Geller (@SteveGellerWWL) <a href="https://twitter.com/SteveGellerWWL/status/627112207088807936">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">mountain fog has cleared... gorgeous day <a href="http://t.co/UmMKJgZO7r">pic.twitter.com/UmMKJgZO7r</a></p>&mdash; Steve Geller (@SteveGellerWWL) <a href="https://twitter.com/SteveGellerWWL/status/627111095174627328">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Former Saint, <a href="https://twitter.com/nflnetwork">@nflnetwork</a>&#39;s <a href="https://twitter.com/HeathEvans44">@HeathEvans44</a> chatting with Payton <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsCamp?src=hash">#SaintsCamp</a> <a href="http://t.co/S5Hy4B85md">pic.twitter.com/S5Hy4B85md</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/627107604322492417">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Marques Colston is back at practice. Party time! Must be off PUP list.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/627106026987372544">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> LB Dannell Ellerbe watching from side during walkthrough. Looks like we&#39;ll see rookie Stephone Anthony working with starters today.</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/627105321245347840">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Tim Lelito back at left guard w: the ones during early walkthrough. Mike McGlynn was with the first unit during Thurs. afternoon walkthrough</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/627102989145239552">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">That&#39;s Brees, 20 min before practice. The fog is a bit thick <a href="http://t.co/ESj3l5JyKw">pic.twitter.com/ESj3l5JyKw</a></p>&mdash; John DeShazier (@JohnDeShazier) <a href="https://twitter.com/JohnDeShazier/status/627094721035419648">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Player interviews: Brees, Ingram, Jordan, Strief, Vaccaro &amp; Watson: <a href="http://t.co/vGaNK33qAP">http://t.co/vGaNK33qAP</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsCamp?src=hash">#SaintsCamp</a> <a href="http://t.co/tyxsyxsOC9">pic.twitter.com/tyxsyxsOC9</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/627091571423449088">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>

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