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Marques Colston

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Wide Receiver Age: 37 Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 7 (#252 overall), 2006 College: Hofstra Agent(s): Joel Segal (Lagardere Unlimited)

Saints – The Athletic

Player Status: Inactive

  • Previous Contracts

    2012-2016

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $36,300,000
    Signing Bonus $10,000,000
    Average Salary $7,260,000
    Total Guarantees $17,700,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
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    2008-2011

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $15,000,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $3,750,000
    Total Guarantees $5,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2012 / UFA
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    2006-2008Entry Level

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $1,104,600
    Signing Bonus $24,600
    Average Salary $368,200
    Total Guarantees $24,600
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2009 / RFA
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $275,000 $24,600 - - - - - $299,600
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $360,000 - - - - - - $360,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $5,000,000 $1,000,000 - $325,000 - $300,000 $7,125,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 - - - - - $100,000 $2,350,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $2,700,000 - - $150,000 - - $200,000 $3,050,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $75,000 - - - $3,075,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,200,000 $10,000,000 - $100,000 - - - $11,300,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,700,000 - - $100,000 $2,800,000 - - $4,600,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,500,000 - - $100,000 - - - $5,600,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,445,000 - $2,305,000 $50,000 - - $10,458 $3,810,458
    10 seasons $18,930,000 $15,024,600 $3,305,000 $575,000 $3,125,000 - $610,458 $41,570,058
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    10 seasons Player Cash Earnings $18,930,000 $15,024,600 $3,305,000 $575,000 $3,125,000 - - $41,570,058
  • Transactions

    Feb 29 2016Released by New Orleans (NO), clearing $3.2 million in cap space
    Mar 10 2015Reduced his 2015 salary from $7M to $3.8M and his 2016 salary from $7.8M to $3.2M with New Orleans (NO)
    Feb 27 2013Restructured 2013 base salary from $4.5 million to $1.7 million with New Orleans (NO)
    Mar 13 2012Signed a 5 year $36.3 million contract with New Orleans (NO)
    Jul 24 2008Signed a 3 year $7.95 million contract with New Orleans (NO)
    Jul 14 2006Signed a 3 year $1.1 million contract with New Orleans (NO)
    Apr 29 2006Drafted by New Orleans (NO): Round 7 (#252 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Yds/Gm Rec TD Fum Drops Prod Pts
    2015 NO 13 13 5 570 49.1 67 45 520 11.6 40.00 4 0 76
    2014 NO 16 16 13 876 76.8 99 59 902 15.3 56.38 5 1 118.2
    2013 NO 15 15 11 750 66.5 111 75 943 12.6 62.87 5 0 124.3
    2012 NO 16 16 13 831 75.1 130 83 1154 13.9 72.13 10 4 171.4
    2011 NO 14 14 7 107 80 1143 14.3 81.64 8 1 160.3
    2010 NO 15 15 11 132 84 1022 12.2 68.13 7 0 144.3
    2009 NO 16 16 14 107 70 1074 15.3 67.13 9 2 158
    2008 NO 11 11 6 0 47 760 16.2 69.09 5 1 106
    2007 NO 16 16 14 0 98 1202 12.3 75.13 11 1 184.2
    2006 NO 14 14 12 0 70 1038 14.8 74.14 8 0 151.8
    Totals 146 146 106 3,027 - 753 711 9,758 13.7 66.84 72 10 0 1,394.50