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CHRIS RAINEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cardinals Release RB Chris Rainey From Practice Squad, Sign RBs Kerwynn Williams & Jalen Parmele

  The Arizona Cardinals cut RB Chris Rainey from the practice squad on Thursday and replaced him with former Colts RB Kerwynn Williams, per Darren Urban. Adam Caplan adds that Arizona signed RB Jalen Parmele to their roster on Thursday as well. Rainey, 26, is a former fifth-round selection of the Pittsburgh Steelers. He lasted less than a year with the Steelers before he was...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Rainey puts former Colts teammate on blast via Twitter

It seems someone is still bitter about getting cut by the Indianapolis Colts.While watching Indy's preseason game against the Jets on Thursday night, recently released running back Chris Rainey put former teammate Daniel "Boom" Herron on blast via Twitter, following Herron hauling in a touchdown pass in the second quarter.Rainey deleted the tweets shortly after he sent...
Via Bush League Chronicle
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

We Now Know Why Chris Rainey Was Cut By the Indianapolis Colts

At the end of last month, Chris Rainey was cut by the Indianapolis Colts because he violated team rules. We never found out what team rule(s) Rainey violated. Now, we know why he was cut: It appears that it had to do with a fire extinguisher. How do we know? Because Chris Rainey is tweeting about it as he watches the Colts’ first preseason game. Team rule #867: don’t mess around...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts sign former Cowboys running back

Today Phillip Tanner the former Dallas Cowboys running back was signed by the Indianapolis Colts. This comes a day after the Colts cut Chris Rainey for what Coach Pagano called a violation of team rules. @AdamSchefter: Colts signed former Cowboys running back Phillip Tanner.  Tanner is a good signing for the Colts, especially with the […] The post Colts sign former Cowboys running...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts release Chris Rainey

The Indianapolis Colts released running back Chris Rainey this morning, leaving them short another running back for the 2014 season. However, this time it was for conduct violation, not performance base. #colts release of RB Chris Rainey was conduct related, not performance related, per team source. HC Chuck Pagano expected to elaborate — Mike Chappell (@mchappell51) July 28, 2014...
Via cover32 - Colts
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

You Mad Bro? Chris Rainey Says He Wants A Piece Of The Steelers

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey has yet to be signed by a team since he was released back in early January, but he told cornerback Curtis Brown on Twitter Wednesday night that he can’t wait to play his former team, when and if he ever plays again. @iCU_Mr31 still waitin on this call, [...] You Mad Bro? Chris Rainey Says He Wants A Piece Of The Steelers is a...
Via Steelers Depot
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Steelers RB Chris Rainey Claims January Release Was Lesson To Team

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...
Via Steelers Depot
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Rainey Has Battery Charges Reduced To Disorderly Conduct

Florida Today is reporting Thursday that soon-to-be former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey pled no contest to disorderly conduct charges to settle his case from an early January arrest involving a dispute with his girlfriend. The report also states that Judge Walter Green withheld adjudication on Rainey, fined him $200 and imposed court costs of about $300. The...
Via Steelers Depot
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss
LEGAL MATTERS

Rainey's girlfriend: No assault occurred

Former Steelers running back Chris Rainey was arrested for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, but she claims there was no assault.

Via Steelers Depot
January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Don’t Lose Much With Release of Rainey

The Pittsburgh Steelers parted ways with rookie running back Chris Rainey today following his arrest for hitting a woman in Florida in what was reportedly a fight over a cell phone. Rainey was arrested and charged and within hours, two things occurred; The Steelers released Rainey and then the usual ‘One set of rules for Ben Roethlisberger and one set for everyone else’ calls...
Via Steel City Blitz
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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