NEW ORLEANS — The worst part of a bad first quarter in the Superdome Sunday was seeing Sheldon Rankins carted of the field.

The Saints starting DT suffered what is believed to be a torn Achilles' tendon, according to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo

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Rankins will have an MRI to confirm, but if he has torn his Achilles he will miss the rest of the post-season and most likely the start of the 2019 season.