Saints Designate DT Sheldon Rankins To Return From IR

The New Orleans Saints have designated DT Sheldon Rankins to return from injured reserve on Wednesday, according to Nick Underhill

Sheldon Rankins

This opens a three-week window of time for the Saints to activate him from injured reserve and add him to their 53-man roster.

Rankins, 26, is a former first-round pick of the Saints back in 2016. He was entering the final year of his four-year, $12.8 million contract when the Saints picked up his fifth-year option this past April.

New Orleans reworked Rankins’ contract before t4he start of the season, which allows him to become a free agent in 2021. 

In 2020, Rankins has appeared in seven games for the Saints and recorded 11 tackles and 1.5 sacks.

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