JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Saints coach Sean Payton says receiver
Marques Colston has been medically cleared to practice and will
play Sunday at Jacksonville.
Colston broke his collar bone in the season opener at Green Bay
and missed the last two games. He returned to practice in a limited
capacity Wednesday, but Payton said in a conference call with
Jacksonville reporters that Colston would return against the
Payton said, "He's clear. He'll be up this week." Quarterback
Drew Brees called Colston's return "huge," saying "he's a big
part of our offense. I'm excited to have him back."
Colston has six catches for 81 yards this season, giving him 375
catches for 5,178 yards and 40 touchdowns in his six-year career.