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Saints News, 8/15/16: Rankins's Diagnosis is a Broken Fibula, Expected to Miss 6-8 Weeks

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A source familiar with Rankins's diagnosis has stated that he's expected to miss 6-8 weeks, per Adam Schefter. The injury means likely increased playing time for Nick Fairley at the DT position, as Rankins's rehab will last into the regular season.

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