Marques Colston accepted a significant reduction in salary to remain with the Saints.

By reworking his contract, Colston dropped his overall cap charge for 2015 from $9.7 million to $6.5 million, according to a source. Overall, he’ll receive $3.8 million in salary and bonuses.

Colston has base salaries of $1.445 million in 2015 and $2.65 million in 2016.

Colston, 31, agreed to a reduced salary last week as the Saints worked to get under the cap of 148.3 million.

He finished last season with 59 receptions for 902 yards with five touchdowns.