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CHRIS RAINEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

You Mad Bro? Chris Rainey Says He Wants A Piece Of The Steelers

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey has yet to be signed by a team since he was released back in early January, but he told cornerback Curtis Brown on Twitter Wednesday night that he can’t wait to play his former team, when and if he ever plays again. @iCU_Mr31 still waitin on this call, [...] You Mad Bro? Chris Rainey Says He Wants A Piece Of The Steelers is a...
Via Steelers Depot
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Steelers RB Chris Rainey Claims January Release Was Lesson To Team

Tuesday was the Pro Day for the University of Florida and former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey was on hand to support a few of his former college teammates, and perhaps let NFL teams know that he is still looking for employment. Rainey was apparently asked about his quick release from the Steelers following his January arrest for simple battery and his reply was...
Via Steelers Depot
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Rainey Has Battery Charges Reduced To Disorderly Conduct

Florida Today is reporting Thursday that soon-to-be former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey pled no contest to disorderly conduct charges to settle his case from an early January arrest involving a dispute with his girlfriend. The report also states that Judge Walter Green withheld adjudication on Rainey, fined him $200 and imposed court costs of about $300. The...
Via Steelers Depot
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss
LEGAL MATTERS

Rainey's girlfriend: No assault occurred

Former Steelers running back Chris Rainey was arrested for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, but she claims there was no assault.

Via Steelers Depot
January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Don’t Lose Much With Release of Rainey

The Pittsburgh Steelers parted ways with rookie running back Chris Rainey today following his arrest for hitting a woman in Florida in what was reportedly a fight over a cell phone. Rainey was arrested and charged and within hours, two things occurred; The Steelers released Rainey and then the usual ‘One set of rules for Ben Roethlisberger and one set for everyone else’ calls...
Via Steel City Blitz
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss
POLICE BLOTTER

Steelers RB Chris Rainey arrested

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey was arrested on Thursday and charged with simple battery for allegedly slapping his girlfriend across the face.

Via Bush League Chronicle
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers: False Rumor About Chris Rainey Injury Spreading

Chris Rainey was speared by a Giants player in the ribs on a kick return today during the Steelers 24-20 win. The play should have received a flag as Rainey was down and the play was blown dead before the Giants player made the hit on Rainey. No flag was thrown, however, and before making it to the sideline Rainey collapsed on the field. He was taken to a local area hospital following...
Via SteelBlitz Steelers Blog
November 04, 2012  |  1 Comment

Onward Steelers; Rainey’s Utilization Will Increase With Experience

Chris Rainey made his NFL debut Sunday night and left much to be desired but I certainly don’t blame him or anyone else for that matter. The Steelers gave him the ball on a traditional running play and another where misdirection was the key and resulted in a seven yard gain. His only reception was on a poorly developed screen where Rainey was simply swallowed up by the tall trees...
Via SteelerAddicts
September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Rainey’s Absence Shows Caution

The last time the Steelers had an exciting rookie on offense and returning kicks it was 2006 and his name was Santonio Holmes. In 2012 the Steelers have another explosive offensive player and return-man in Chris Rainey, a third round pick. Although Coach Mike Tomlin was not the Steelers hea ContinueThe post Chris Rainey’s Absence Shows Caution appeared first on SteelBlitz.
Via SteelBlitz Steelers Blog
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Could Pittsburgh Steelers RB Chris Rainey help boost passing game without WR Mike Wallace

Yesterday, we talked about how rookie running back Chris Rainey is turning heads during the opening days of Pittsburgh Steelers training camp. For some, this is understandable, due to his shiftiness and speed.After some thought and a long discussion with some fans, one has to wonder it his potential vertical speed actually assisted the decision to extend wide receiver Antonio Brown...
Via 60 Max Power O
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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