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Sheldon Rankins

23-Year-Old Defensive Tackle – New Orleans Saints

2017 Defensive Stats

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4

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2017 Defensive Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

Rankins was selected by the Saints with the 12th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft but missed the first seven games of the season after suffering a leg injury during training camp. When he finally to...

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2017 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  5

HT: 6' 2"   WT: 305   DOB: 4/2/1994  College: Louisville  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Sheldon Rankins Contract Information:

Signed a four-year deal with the Saints in May of 2016.

August 22, 2017  –  Sheldon Rankins News

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Ranking (Achilles) saw 19 defensive snaps in Sunday's preseason win over the Chargers, Larry Holder of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

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Sheldon Rankins NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2012 18 CFB 5 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2013 19 CFB 10 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2014 20 CFB 13 - - - - 2 0 - - - - - -
2015 21 CFB 13 - - - - 0 1 - - - - - -
2016 22 NO 9 20 15 5 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2017 23 NO 5 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Sheldon Rankins – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Defensive Tackle

Snap Count Stats

244

Defensive Snaps in 2017

Sheldon Rankins was on the field for 244 of his team's snaps on defense in 2017.

2

Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Sheldon Rankins was on the field for 2 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Def ST
2015
2016 336 0
2017 244 2
Sheldon Rankins 2017 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 @Min 58 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 NE 50 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Car 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Mia 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 BYE Bye Week
6 Det 58 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @GB
8 Chi
9 TB
10 @Buf
11 Was
12 @LAR
13 Car
14 @Atl
15 NYJ
16 Atl
17 @TB

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Sheldon Rankins
As Compared To Other Defensive Tackles
Height:   6' 2"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   305 lbs
AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   5.03 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.59 sec
GOOD
Cone Drill:   7.44 sec
GOOD
Arm Length:   33.38 in
AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.38 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   35 in
ELITE
Broad Jump:   118 in
ELITE
Bench Press:   28 reps
AVERAGE
New Orleans Saints Team Injury Report
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Jack Allen  IR
LB
WR
Dan Arnold  IR
CB
Delvin Breaux  IR-R
DT
Nick Fairley  NFI
WR
TE
FB
John Kuhn  IR
DT
DE
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OT
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Sheldon Rankins: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Rankins strained his Achilles in Sunday's loss to the Falcons but should be ready for offseason work, John Katzenstein of the Times-Picayune reports.

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Rankins injured his foot during Sunday's season finale against the Falcons, Josh Katzenstein of NOLA.com reports.

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Rankins had three tackles (all solo), including a sack, in Sunday's loss to the Lions.

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Rankins had two tackles (both solo), a sack, and a forced fumble in Sunday's win against the Rams.

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Rankins (left fibula) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the 49ers.

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Rankins (left fibula) has been activated to the Saints 53-man roster, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

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Head coach Sean Payton suggested it's a possibility Rankins (left fibula) may return Sunday against the 49ers, Josh Katzenstein of The Times-Picayune reports.

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The Saints have changed Rankins' (lower leg) status from IR to IR/designated to return, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

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Rankins (lower leg) was able to return to practice Wednesday while remaining on IR, Josh Katzenstein of NOLA.com reports.

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2016

Rankins, one of the top defenders on a tough Louisville defense the last two years, was selected by the Saints with the 12th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. Though he lacks prototypical size for a defense tackle, Rankins is an explosive athlete who could start immediately alongside Nick Fairley on the Saints' retooled defensive line. Still, outside of position-specific IDP leagues, he likely has limited fantasy appeal in most formats.