Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 5/1/12
In the second round of the National Football League Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers selected a guy in Mike Adams who comes with more baggage than a US Airways flight from San Francisco. This was a complete 180 from how the Steelers usually do business in terms of avoiding players with so many red flags. Once most of us heard how things went down with Adams prior to the draft, it was an easier pill to swallow. Perhaps it was the Adams’ move that made the choosing of Florida running back Chris Rainey in the fifth round a little easier to take. Rainey, who is an absolute burner with track-type speed, has some of his own baggage but fortunately it is not to the extent of his new teammate. In September of 2010, Rainey was accused of stalking an ex-girlfriend and made it worse when he texted ‘time to die b****.’ Rainey was eventually suspended by-then Head Coach Urban Meyer for five games while he completed community service and attended some counseling classes. What we often forget about ...
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