Sheldon Rankins

Sheldon Rankins Fantasy

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Height / Weight
6'2" / 305 lbs.
Date of Birth (Age)
April 2, 1994 (26)
Experience
5th Season
Drafted
2016 / Rd. 1 / Pk. 12 (NO)
College
Louisville

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Sheldon Rankins News

Saints Defense Expected To Have Sheldon Rankins

New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins (Achilles) is expected to make his season debut on Sunday night against the Cowboys, barring a setback. Rankins was a force inside for the Saints in 2018, registering 41 total tackles, eight sacks and one forced fumble in a full season. His return will be a big boost to New Orleans' defense in the trenches and is a slight downgrade for Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott. Still, the Saints Defense should be ignored on Sunday night in fantasy in what could be a high-scoring game in the Superdome.

Sep. 29th • 11:23 AM
Sheldon Rankins Returning

New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins (Achilles) is expected to come off the Physically Unable to Perform list Monday. Rankins is a very good interior lineman, but he's not an option in individual defensive player leagues. His impact, though, would strengthen the Saints defensive team profoundly. He stuffs the middle and allows edge rushers like Cameron Jordan more freedom on the outside to pursue sacks. The Saints defensive team is a mid-to-low option in fantasy.

Aug. 26th • 4:31 PM
Saints Pick Up Sheldon Rankins' Option

The New Orleans Saints picked up the fifth-year option on defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins on Wednesday, according to a source. Rankins is one of the best young defensive linemen in the league but will be an option to start on the Physically Unable to Perform list this year while recovering from an Achilles injury suffered in 2018. The 25-year-old had a career-high 41 tackles and eight sacks while also adding a forced fumble in his full season with the Saints in 2018.

Apr. 24th • 1:55 PM

Depth Chart

  • Offense
  • Defense
QB Drew Brees
Taysom Hill
RB Alvin Kamara
Latavius Murray
LWR Emmanuel Sanders
Austin Carr
RWR Tre'Quan Smith
Marquez Callaway
SWR Deonte Harris
Bennie Fowler
TE Jared Cook
Josh Hill
LT Terron Armstead
LG Andrus Peat
Derrick Kelly
C Erik McCoy
Will Clapp
RG Cesar Ruiz
Nick Easton
RT Ryan Ramczyk
Ethan Greenidge
LDE Cameron Jordan
Carl Granderson
LDT David Onyemata
Sheldon Rankins
NT Malcom Brown
Shy Tuttle
RDE Trey Hendrickson
Marcus Davenport
SLB Kaden Elliss
Zack Baun
MLB Alex Anzalone
Craig Robertson
WLB Demario Davis
Chase Hansen
LCB Janoris Jenkins
P.J. Williams
SS Malcolm Jenkins
FS Marcus Williams
D.J. Swearinger
RCB Marshon Lattimore
Patrick Robinson
NB C.J. Gardner-Johnson
K Wil Lutz