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Colston, Nicks will be Recognized on the NFL Network's "The Top 100 Players of 2011"

WR and OL are two of five Saints to be on the list.

WR Marques Colston and OL Carl Nicks will be featured in the NFL Network's "The Top 100: Players of 2011" this Sunday at 7 pm CT.

Colston and Nicks were ranked between 60-51 by their own peers in the 100-player countdown. As a team, the Saints have a total of five players ranked in the Top 100.

Colston will be presented by former Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach and current ESPN Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden on the show. LB Jonathan Vilma will present Nicks.

Last season, Colston started 11 of the 15 games he appeared in and led the Saints in catches and yardage with 84 receptions for 1,023 yards (12.2 avg.) with seven touchdowns. He finished ranked sixth in the NFC and tenth in the NFL in receptions and ninth in conference and 15th in the league in yardage.

Nicks started at LG in all 16 games last season on his to his first Pro Bowl selection. He was part of an offensive attack that finished ranked third in the NFC and sixth in the NFL, averaging 372.5 yards per game. He is part of a line in which all five players have started 22 consecutive regular season games together (dating back to 2009) and four postseason games, the longest current streak in the NFL.

Additional video content on the "Top 100 Players" series can be found at

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