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BOBBY RAINEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

As Martin has struggled, Rainey has come up big for Bucs

Are the Buccaneers putting their bell cow out to pasture? Only two years removed from a spectacular rookie season, running back Doug Martin is seeking to reclaim his space in a crowded backfield. A new regime is eager to see the burst and elusiveness that helped Martin gain 1,926 yards from scrimmage in 2012, ranking third in the league. Martin was largely ineffective last season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Bucs backup RB Rainey making name for himself

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) It hasn't taken long for Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith to develop an appreciation for Bobby Rainey, the diminutive running back who's making a name for himself as Doug Martin's backup. The play of the third-year pro has been one of the few encouraging aspects of the disappointing 0-2 record the Bucs will take into Thursday night game at Atlanta...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Football, Week Three Waiver Wire: Add Knile Davis and Bobby Rainey

Week two of the National Football League is officially in the books. And with that, fantasy football fans are looking towards the waiver wire to see if their team can be improved in any way. Some fantasy footballers will react — or, overreact — to their players performances unjustly during this period. Plenty of buzz and player recommendations will surface in preparation of your...
Via The Fantasy Fix
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin May Be Inactive For Week 2

With the 1 O'clock games starting in a half hour, you may want to go ahead and bench Bucs RB Doug Martin. There are reports that the Bucs may keep him inactive for the game against the Rams. Martin suffered a knee injury in week 1 that forced him out of the game.If Martin does not play, Bobby Rainey would get the start and could be valuable in a PPR league.Tweets about "...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers re-signed running back Bobby Rainey to a 2 year deal

Today the Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced the team had re-signed running back Bobby Rainey to a two-year contract extension, skipping the exclusive rights free agency process and returning to a deep and talented Buccaneer backfield for 2014. The website went on to say: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers still have 19 players who could potentially hit […]The post Tampa Bay Buccaneers re-signed...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
March 05, 2014  |  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

Bobby Rainey follows Andre Brown in the 30+ touch debut category. What to expect moving forward (Week 11 Touches)

Running Back Touches Week 11 Coming into the week I’d projected a near 50/50 timeshare between Brian Leonard and Bobby Rainey with Leonard leading things for the first game or two; presumably ceding carries to the higher-upside back down the stretch. Then, Rainey got the hot hand after Leonard drew the start. Frankly, I think it was a little bit foolish to give Rainey 32 touches...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

In an obvious move, Bobby Rainey headlines list of must add players (Week 12 Waiver Wire)

Get em while you can:  Bobby Rainey, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 26% owned in Yahoo! leagues - 167 total yards and three total touchdowns, Rainey proved to be a total stud. - He was playing a lousy Falcons defense, but plays the Lions next week, where he is sure to get the start again with Mike James gone for the season. Donald Brown, RB, Indianapolis Colts: 26% owned in Yahoo! leagues...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News: Browns cut Bobby Rainey make other roster moves

The Cleveland Browns are even thinner at running back today than they were before now that they’ve reportedly cut Bobby Rainey. Rainey was snatched from the clutches of the Baltimore Ravens during roster cuts August 31st. All those articles about Bobby Rainey’s fantasy value on the heels of Willis McGahee taking a practice off to rest his knee will have to be updated, I guess...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 18, 2013  |  2 Comments
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