Saints receiver Marques Colston, who has missed several weeks after tearing a ligament in his thumb, will play on Sunday, a league source tells us.

Per the source, Colston will play in the three- and four-receiver formations for the Saints.

The 2-3 Saints are in last place in the NFC South, trailing the 4-1 Panthers and the 3-2 Bucs and Falcons. 

The Saints host the Raiders on Sunday.