Sheldon Rankins

New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins (98) is blocked by Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle Tyron Smith (77) in the second half at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Amos Morale III
October 02, 2019 - 7:00 am
Less than a year after tearing his Achilles, Saints defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins was back on the field in a regular season game when he made his debut in Sunday’s win against the Dallas Cowboys. “It felt kinda weird,” Rankins said. “I’m not even going to lie. It’s been a long time since I...
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WWL Newsroom
September 30, 2019 - 3:52 pm
By: Jordan Fiegel The New Orleans Saints squeaked out a 12-10 win over the Dallas Cowboys Sunday night to improve to 3-1 and 2-0 without Drew Brees. It was the first time New Orleans won without scoring a touchdown since 1998. “It’s unconventional, WWL Saints analyst Mike Detillier said with a...
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WWL Newsroom
September 30, 2019 - 11:58 am
By: Jordan Fiegel The New Orleans Saints beat the Dallas Cowboys in a 12-10 thriller, relying largely on a suffocating defense. The Cowboys managed just 257 yards and only 45 yards on the ground. Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 35 yards, the third-lowest output of his career, and...
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Steve Geller
Steve Geller
September 29, 2019 - 8:57 am
It’s unclear just how much Sheldon Rankins will play on Sunday night football, but multiple reports are saying the Saints defensive tackle will make be 2019 debut against the Dallas Cowboys. Barring a setback in pre-game warmups, #Saints DT Sheldon Rankins (Achilles) is expected to make his season...
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Amos Morale III
August 26, 2019 - 8:02 pm
Sheldon Rankins received good news when he arrived at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center Monday. “I showed up today thinking I was going to treatment as normal,” the New Orleans Saints defensive tackle said. “But like I said (I) had a beautiful surprise to be able to come out here and play...
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Steve Geller
Steve Geller
August 26, 2019 - 6:59 pm
We are coming down the home stretch Who Dats. Just one more preseason game remains and ‘ain't nothing like the real thing, baby. Week 1 against the Houston Texans is just 2 weeks away. There were 13 players not taking part in today: QB Drew Brees RB Dwayne Washington WR Keith Kirkwood WR Austin...
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Kristian Garic
August 26, 2019 - 3:58 pm
The Saints are expected to activate defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins from the PUP list, according to a league source. The news was first reported by the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Rankins tore his Achilles tendon in the Jan. 13 Wild Card win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Prior to that injury...
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Jul 28, 2019; Metairie, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Taylor Stallworth (95) and defensive tackle Malcom Brown (90) and defensive end Geneo Grissom (99) and defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) look on during training camp at the Ochsner Sport
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Kristian Garic
August 04, 2019 - 2:07 pm
Saints defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins tore his Achilles on January 13th in the NFL Divisional Round win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Rankins started training camp on the PUP list, and likely will miss a few games this season while he rehabs the injury. Fellow defensive tackle David Onyemata is...
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Kristian Garic
April 24, 2019 - 9:24 am
The Saints did the wise thing and picked up the 5th year option on defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins, according to a league source. The Saints selected Rankins 12th overall in the 2016 NFL Draft. Rankins is coming off his best season with a career high 8 sacks, and 12 tackles for a loss. The former...
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Chris Miller
March 01, 2019 - 12:28 pm
The New Orleans Saints' top draft choice from 2016, defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins, may not recover from an Achilles tendon tear before the 2019 season starts, a source tells The New Orleans Advocate . Rankins suffered the injury during the playoffs in January, and while the newspaper reports his...
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