Sheldon Rankins

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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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Kristian Garic
January 24, 2019 - 4:12 pm
The better part of 96 hours Saints fans have grown angrier by the minute about the “no call” in the NFC Championship game that cost the Saints a Super Bowl berth. Not only did the call change history and the legacies of Sean Payton and Drew Brees, the question remains, can the coach and QB recreate...
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Steve Geller
January 15, 2019 - 2:39 pm
Since Sheldon Rankins suffered a torn Achilles last game against the Eagles the Saints were in the market for some help at the defensive tackle position. Ian Rapoprt of the NFL Network tweets that Tyrunn Walker is joining the Black & Gold. FA DT Tyrunn Walker, who broke into the league in New...
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Jan 13, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins (98) is carted from the field after suffering an apparent injury during the first quarter of a NFC Divisional playoff football game against the Philadelphia Eagles at
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Seth Dunlap
January 13, 2019 - 9:00 pm
New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins suffered a torn Achilles' tendon in the team's game against the Philadelphia Eagles, according to reports. #Saints DT Sheldon Rankins suffered what’s believed to be a torn Achilles’ tendon, source says. Rough one. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo)...
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January 13, 2019 - 5:09 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints starting defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins and Eagles right guard Brandon Brooks each had leg injuries within a few plays of one another and each was taken from the field in a cart during the first quarter of New Orleans' divisional-round playoff game with Philadelphia on...
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January 12, 2019 - 8:45 am
NEW ORLEANS — When Demario Davis reflected on his decision to sign with New Orleans last offseason, the reasons the linebacker listed had little to do with the style of defense the Saints played or even the role the club envisioned for him. Mainly, he said, it was the opportunity to play on the...
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Seth Dunlap
January 09, 2019 - 7:35 pm
Many New Orleans Saints players have quietly voiced their frustrations about unrealistic fan and media expectations surrounding the team this season. The Saints were on a record-setting offensive pace the first half of the season, and five consecutive double-digit wins spanning late October through...
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Steve Geller
January 09, 2019 - 4:45 pm
Sean Payton always seems to find unique ways to motivate his players. On Monday, 3 armed guards brought $201,000 with the Lombardi Trophy on top of it. Payton told the room that they could all have the cash and the trophy IF….they win three more games. “If you saw that money in front of you, you...
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