Bobby Rainey named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Bobby Rainey is getting some much-deserved praise for his strong play in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' victory on Sunday over the Jacksonville Jaguars.While Doug Martin ran wild and Jameis Winston didn't turn the ball over a single time, Rainey had two big returns that helped set his team up beautifully. Now, as Kevin Patra of reports, Rainey has been named the NFC Special teams...
Via FOX Sports
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: Bobby Rainey, Jay Cutler Among Week 10 Starts, Sits

The good news — all of those players on the six teams that had byes last week are back in action. The bad news — six more teams are off this week. We’re in the midst of the dreaded “bye week gauntlet,” which means you’re likely dealing with a similarly depleted lineup entering Week 10. With fantasy playoffs looming on the horizon, though, now is no time to concede defeat...
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy football: Evaluating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers backfield

Despite their 1-6 record and near-bottom ranking of NFL rushing offenses, the Tampa Bay backfield is, surprisingly, still a place of intrigue for many fantasy football owners. Much of this stems from their frustration with the highly-ranked preseason running back, Doug Martin. With only one double-digit scoring performance this season, Martin has struggled to produce any...
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Should Fantasy Owners Trust Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Bobby Rainey in Their Line Up?

A couple weeks ago Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Bobby Rainey appeared to be the free agent pick up of the season. After taking over for an injured/ineffective Doug Martin he ran for 144 yards and caught three passes for an additional 30 against the Rams. Yeah, fantasy owners would have loved it if he could have scored a touchdown or two, but no one is going to turn away that...
Via FatManWriting
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Sign RB Bobby Rainey To A Two-Year Extension

The Tampa Buccaneers announced that they have signed RB Bobby Rainey a two-year extension on Wednesday. Rainey, 26, was an exclusive rights free agent, so it appears as though the Buccaneers believe he can be a decent player for them moving forward or they would have tendered him a offer. Rainey ran for 566 yards on 150 carries (3.8 YPC) and six total touchdowns. He also contributed...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs shutdown the Bills for a 27-6 victory

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense showed no signs of a unit that has struggled the past few weeks. They forced four interceptions in route to a 27-6 win over the Buffalo Bills.  Bucs’ running back Bobby Rainey got things going on the second play of the game with an 80-yard touchdown run to put them up early 7-0 over Buffalo. After the Bills get a field goal a couple possessions...
Via The Bay Cave
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bobby Rainey is NFC’s offensive player of the week

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers didn’t have issues back filling the running back position after acquiring Bobby Rainey off of waivers a few weeks back.  The second-year undrafted player out of Western Kentucky had a big game against Atlanta on Sunday and earned NFC Offensive Player Of The Week honors. Below is a list of accomplishments and how his performance matches up with other players...
Via The Bay Cave
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs RB Bobby Rainey named NFC offensive player of week

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Bobby Rainey was named the NFC offensive player of the week for Week 11. Rainey, a second-year player claimed off waivers from the Cleveland Browns on Oct. 21, ran for 163 yards on 30 carries and had three total touchdowns in the Bucs' 41-28 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. He became the first Bucs...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Jam it or Cram it: Blame it on the Rainey

The possibilities are nearly endless with the Bobby Rainey references. Who knew Bobby Rainey would go off for nearly 35 fantasy points and start trending on Twitter? Some of my faves include #ItsRaineyMen, #NovemberRainey, #ChocolateRainey and #SomewhereOverTheRaineyBow. Personally, I went the Milli Vanilli route because I see Bobby Rainey more fraud than Grammy winner. Now and...
Via Razzball Football
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Confident Rainey making impact with Buccaneers

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer Bobby Rainey is making the most of an opportunity to prove he belongs in the NFL. The little known running back who's playing for his third team in less than two seasons has helped the Tampa Bay Buccaneers win two straight following an 0-8 start that put coach Greg Schiano's job in jeopardy. He's averaging more than 5 yards...
Via Associated Press
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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