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Saints release wide receiver Marques Colston

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The New Orleans Saints have released wide receiver Marques Colston, according to the NFL transaction wire. 

Colston was released, Monday, with a failed physical designation. 

In his 10 seasons in New Orleans, Colston has become one of the more reliable targets of quarterback Drew Brees and a fan favorite. Colston, a 7th round pick in the 2006 NFL draft, wraps up his Saints career with 711 receptions for 9,759 yards and 72 touchdowns. 

He currently holds multiple franchise records including receptions, receiving yards, receiving touchdowns and total touchdowns. 

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