Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 8/10/12
The first preseason game is a time of excitement for every fan. We finally get to see what the stars of tomorrow will do in game situations for our Steelers.  We must curb our excitement though both in handing out praise and criticism because after all, it’s preseason and game 1 at that. For now,, lets take a look at the young running backs of the Steelers and how they performed against the Eagles on Thursday night in the opener of preseason. Chris Rainey made the most of every opportunity he had tonight in the passing game. Mike Tomlin said before the game that he would return kicks to start out but didn’t hint too much into where it would go from that. Rainey showed the quickness and speed that he’s known for but also some serious vision in the return game. He was able to find the crease in the blocking and take up field quickly. The highlight was his 3rd quarter, 57 yd reception from QB Jerrod Johnson where took the quick pass and sprinted down the field, even breaking a few tack...
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