It’s been a while since we heard about the greatest Saints receiver in franchise history. Marques Colston was released by the team at the end of February, and put his Destrehan home up for sale at the end of June. We’ve heard bits and pieces of Colston’s off-the-field ventures, which includes part ownership with Arena Football’s Philadelphia Soul and becoming a special advisor to Sports Testing Inc.
PennLive’s Aaron Kasinitz caught up with the ex-Saints receiver on Friday, and said that he’s in a wait-and-see mode on what he’ll do with his football career.
"Once I'm done with rehab, I'll see what's out there,"
Per the column, Colston is coming back from a shoulder injury and has no intention of joining any club before training camp ends. Naturally, the ‘Quiet Storm’ addressed his release, saying “I had a great experience down there for a decade, I know it's a business, and there are no hard feelings.”
It will be interesting to see if there’s a market for the 33-year-old wide receiver. It took veteran receivers like Anquan Boldin (Lions) and James Jones (Chargers) a while to latch on with a club. Any training camp injuries would cause teams to look to veterans, and Colston has as good of football smarts as they come.
Upon leaving the Saints, Colston sat 49th in NFL History for all-time receiving leaders. He needs just 41 yards to join the 10,000-yard club.