Marques Colston: Will Saints Leading Receiver Be Hampered By Gimpy Knee?

January 8, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Marques Colston did not play in the New Orleans Saints' regular season finale against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, as the wide receiver underwent arthroscopic surgery on his knee just a few days prior to the game.
But Colston, the team's leading receiver, is expected to be ready to go for Saturday's Wild Card matchup against the Seattle Seahawks, as the team announced on Friday that Colston is listed as "probable" on the injury report.
But with Colston's surgery coming less than two weeks ago, you have to wonder if he might only be able to play a limited number of snaps. If so, Drew Brees and the Saints' passing game will have to find a way to pick up the slack.
True enough, Brees knows as well as any quarterback in the league how to spread the ball around, as the Saints had eight players with more than 30 receptions on the season.
But Colston is his go-to guy, and the Saints are much better when he and Brees are hooking up. When the Saints won six in a row in the midd...

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