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Sheldon Rankins agreed to a two-year deal worth up to $17 million with the Jets Sunday, according to Mike Garafolo.
Rankins joins fellow defensive lineman Carl Lawson, Lamarcus Joyner, Justin Hardee, Marcus Maye, and Jarrad Davis as defensive additions for the Jets. Rankins appeared in 12 games for the Saints last season - totaling 13 tackles, nine QB hits, 1.5 sacks, and three tackles for loss. He graded out as Pro Football Focus' 65th-best interior defensive lineman.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport is reporting Saints DL Sheldon Rankins (Achilles) is expected to play in Week 4.
Rankins has missed the first three games of the year with an Achilles injury but is in line to make his 2019 debut on Sunday night against the Cowboys. New Orleans will need him getting a red-hot Cowboys offense in primetime.
Saints DT Sheldon Rankins has been placed on the PUP list ahead of training camp.
Rankins suffered a torn Achilles in the NFC Divisional Round last January and is reportedly coming along according to schedule in his recovery. The interior lineman has started all 16 games for the Saints the last two seasons. He is expected to be ready to go for the regular season.
NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo is reporting that Saints defensive lineman Sheldon Rankins suffered what is believed to be a torn Achilles in Sunday night’s playoff win over the Eagles.
Rankins was carted off the field after sustaining the injury in the first quarter of the 20-14 victory. It’s a brutal ending to a great season for the 2016 first-rounder. He finished the regular season with a career-high eight sacks. The Saints will take on the Rams in the NFC Championship next week.
Saints defensive lineman Sheldon Rankins recorded two tackles and one sack in Thursday night’s 31-17 win over the Falcons.
Rankins now has seven sacks on the season, including one in each of the last five games. The Cowboys are up next in Week 13 which will also be played on Thursday night.