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Saints News, 7/21/16: Andrus Peat and Sheldon Rankins Fighting for Starting Roles

2015 first round pick Andrus Peat and 2016 first rounder Sheldon Rankins are both in tight races for starting positions at G & NT, respectively. Peat in particular has a lot to prove at a relatively shallow position, as players are now expected to develop faster than ever in the modern NFL climate.

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