Posted March 13, 2013 on
Plenty of NFL scouts and coaches visited Gainesville for Florida Pro Day, but so did a handful of former players including running back Chris Rainey. Rainey was recently waved from the Steelers after an arrest and is now hoping to sign with a team as a free agent.
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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...
Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey is waiting for a second chance.
Or maybe it's a third one.
Rainey, a fifth-round draft pick in 2012, was arrested in January and charged with one count of simple battery. The incident cost him his job with the Steelers, who waived the rookie a few hours after the news broke. He eventually pleaded no contest to disorderly...