Saints Place DT Sheldon Rankins On PUP List


The New Orleans Saints officially placed DT Sheldon Rankins on the active/PUP list on Tuesday.

Rankins will still count against the team’s 90-man limit and can be activated at any time.

Rankins, 25, is a former first-round pick of the Saints back in 2016. He’s entering the final year of his four-year, $12.8 million contract when the Saints picked up his fifth-year option this past April.

Rankins will make a base salary of $2.19 million for the 2019 season.

In 2018, Rankins appeared in all 16 games for the Saints and recorded 40 tackles, eight sacks, a forced fumble and a pass defense.

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