New Orleans Saints rookie defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins, the No. 12 overall pick in the draft, had to be carted off the field Monday at practice.
He was injured during goal-line drills, according to The Times-Picayune.
Ominous news: #Saints first-round draft pick Sheldon Rankins went down with an injury during goal-line drills & had to be carted off (1/2)— Jeff Duncan (@JeffDuncan_) August 15, 2016
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Rankins, 22, had 14 sacks in the past two seasons for the University of Louisville. The rookie had been off to a strong start in camp, highlighted by his interception of Tom Brady during joint practices with the Patriots.