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METAIRIE, La. Jonathan Bernier Jersey . -- Help has arrived for the New Orleans Saints 31st-ranked defense.First-round draft pick Sheldon Rankins returned to practice Wednesday and has been designated as the Saints one player to return from injured reserve this season.The rookie defensive tackle was placed on IR in Week 1 after he suffered a broken left fibula during training camp. Wednesday was the first day he was eligible to return under NFL rules. The earliest Rankins can return to a game is Week 9 at the San Francisco 49ers.Rankins said he went through a few individual drills as he slowly increases his workload. And he said he thinks a Week 9 return to game action is realistic.Barring any setbacks, I think were on schedule for that time frame. But Im gonna take it day by day and let God handle the rest, Rankins said.Rankins admitted there would be some rust but said he began running a few weeks ago and that his weight is right where he feels most comfortable at 305 pounds.I think a couple weeks [of practicing before playing] is fine, Rankins said. I think in a sense as a football player, youve been doing it for so long you kind of have some semblance of what youre doing out there. But timing is everything. When Im rushing the passer, when I throw my hands or when I take this step to come inside and different things like that. And conditioning -- being able to run to the ball, play hard, things like that.I think those are the real things these few weeks are gonna allow me to do and be a big help for me.Rankins described the past two weeks as quiet and said it felt great to be around his teammates, cutting up and laughing on the practice field. He said it also felt great to do things like diving into a tackling dummy.Yeah, I definitely was kind of anxious to go through that, Rankins said. Little things like tackling drills and hitting sleds and football movements was fun for me today, just to see how my body would react to it, how my leg would react to it. It was good for me.The Saints (2-3) could use Rankins. The defense ranks 31st in the NFL with 419.4 yards allowed per game. And they have allowed the most points in the league at 33.6 per game.The 6-foot-2, 305-pound Rankins is a disruptive force up the middle who should help both the pass rush and the run defense. Rankins had 14 sacks and 26.5 tackles for loss over his final two years at Louisville before New Orleans drafted him with the No. 12 pick.The Saints also are hoping to get No. 1 cornerback Delvin Breaux back soon from his own broken left fibula that he suffered in Week 1. Its not clear yet whether Breaux will resume practicing this week. Tyson Jost Jersey . 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Outside hitter Jordan Larson and setter Courtney Thompson have been named to the U.S. womens volleyball roster for the upcoming Rio Olympics by coach Karch Kiraly.They are joined by middles Foluke Akinradewo and Christa Dietzen as returnees from the team that won the silver medal at the 2012 London Games.Newcomers on the 12-player roster announced Tuesday include outside hitter Kim Hill and Kelsey Robinson, middle Rachael Adams, opposites Karsta Lowe and Kelly Murphy, setters Alisha Glass and Carli Lloyd and libero Kayla Banwarth.The top-ranked U.S. team, which has won silver medals at the past two Olympics, opens the tournament on Aug. 6 against Puerto Rico. Brazil, ranked No. 3 in the world, is the two-time defending Olympic champion.Ultimately, we have assembled a group that we believe is capable of embracing the challenges a tournament like the Olympics will surely present, said Kiraly, a two-time gold medalist in volleyball and a gold medalist in beach volleyball.Larson, one of three former players for Nebraska on the roster, posted a photo of the squad on Instagram.Extremely honored and humbled to be a part of thiis special group. Joe Sakic Jersey. Cant wait to take over Rio! Larson wrote.The U.S. team is coming off a 3-2 loss on Sunday to Brazil in the final match of the FIVB World Grand Prix in Thailand. It was the last major international tournament before the Rio Games.---2016 U.S. womens volleyball roster, with position, hometown and college team.Alisha Glass, setter, Leland, Michigan, Penn State.Kayla Banwarth, libero, Dubuque, Iowa, Nebraska.Courtney Thompson, setter, Kent, Washington, Washington.Rachael Adams, middle, Cincinnati, Ohio, Texas.Carli Lloyd, setter, Bonsall, California, California.Jordan Larson, outside hitter, Hooper, Nebraska, Nebraska.Kelly Murphy, opposite, Wilmington, Illinois, Florida.Christa Dietzen, middle, Hopewell Township, Pennsylvania, Penn State.Kim Hill, outside hitter, Portland, Oregon, Pepperdine.Foluke Akinradewo, middle, Plantation, Florida, Stanford.Kelsey Robinson, outside hitter, Bartlett, Illinois, Nebraska.Karsta Lowe, opposite, Rancho Santa Fe, California, UCLA. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '