NFL Notes: Chris Rainey, Bengals, Jets, Raiders, Steelers, & Titans

  Chris Rainey Following his release from the Cardinals, RB Chris Rainey has signed a contract with the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL. (Adam Caplan) Bengals WR Marvin Jones (foot) is expected to make his 2014 debut against the Patriots this weekend. (Paul Dehner Jr.) Jets FB Tommy Bohanon sustained a broken his collarbone during Week 4’s loss to the Lions. (Jane McManus...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bills, Browns, Cardinals, Jaguars, Panthers, & Vikings

  Bills WR Robert Woods (ankle) did not practice on Thursday. Browns HC Mike Pettine said he’s “cautiously optimistic” about TE Jordan Cameron (shoulder) status for Week 3. (Nate Ulrich) Cardinals Cardinals sign RB Kerwynn Williams to practice squad. (Mike Garafolo) There still is no word regarding RB Chris Rainey possibly being promoted to the active roster. (Mike...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Mailbag: Go East, Young Men!

This week’s mailbag question is a timely one with the Cardinals heading out to New York (technically northern New Jersey) to take on the Giants. Why is it difficult for the Cardinals to travel east and have success? –Jack in Anthem Thanks for the question, Jack. The answer is not an easy one. Last season they went into the Eastern Time Zone three times and went 2-1 when they...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Did the Arizona Cardinals Sign Chris Rainey?

The Arizona Cardinals signed former Indianapolis and Pittsburgh running back Chris Rainey to their practice squad this week. Why would the Cardinals do this? Zach Bauman is still available but Arizona chose Rainey. You may remember him from such things as: Getting kicked off the University of Florida football team for felony stalking. He later plead guilty to misdemeanor stalking...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Sign Former Steelers RB Chris Rainey To Their Practice Squad

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey has found another team willing to give him a chance as the former fifth-round draft pick was signed Tuesday by the Arizona Cardinals to their practice squad. Rainey was released by the Indianapolis Colts at the end of July for violating team rules. It was later reported that […] Cardinals Sign Former Steelers RB Chris Rainey...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agent RB Chris Rainey Tries Out For The Cardinals

  Field Yates of ESPN reports that former Steelers and Colts RB Chris Rainey tried out for the Cardinals on Monday. Andre Ellington is dealing with a foot injury that could cost him some time, so the Cardinals could be taking a look at their available options in the event that he’s unable to suit up in the coming weeks. Rainey, 26, is a former fifth-round selection of the Pittsburgh...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Players We Watched: RB Dan Herron

Editor’s Note: ‘Players We Watched’ is Colts Authority’s annual film review of specific players’ performances during the preseason. The series is predicated on the idea that the importance of preseason lies in the play of individuals rather than the team as a whole. Roster battles and crucial practice squad spots are often decided by preseason showings, and we take it upon...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 players to watch during the Indianapolis Colts game this weekend

Round two starts this weekend, and by that I mean the second game of the preseason for the Indianapolis Colts. It was a fun ride in Anderson for many of the players, leaving out an easy joke for Chris Rainey here,, and some players have a tough camp(Vick Ballard, Donald Thomas). Still the Colts looks to sharpen their tools during week two of the preseason, a game in which Chuck Pagano...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Colts first depth chart; Chris Rainey rants on Twitterl; 5 reasons the preseason is great; and much more

The Indianapolis Colts played their first preseason game of the year, and it was held with mixed results. From a former player yelling on Twitter to the night Boom Herron had we have you covered. So sit down and catch up on all the latest news from Colts country in the last week. Colts release first depth chart of the season. CLICK HERE  Colts release a receiver after only two day...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Rainey Fires Back on Twitter Post-Release

Yea im piss watchin the colts game when i should be out there too. Even tho i didnt break no f**kin team rules, not even. Former Indianapolis Colts’ running back Chris Rainey was cut last month, and he took to social media to defend what had gone down. Chuck Pagano cited a “violation of team rules and offered no details of the incident that led to the 26 year-old’s departure...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Steelers RB Chris Rainey Playing With Fire Extinguishers, Burning Bridges

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey is still not happy about his recent release from the Indianapolis Colts and he’s doing his best to burn bridges with his former team on Twitter in the process. “Yea I’m piss watching the colts game when I should be out there, too. Even tho i didn’t break […] Former Steelers RB Chris Rainey Playing With Fire Extinguishers...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Female Friday: The lovely Brookelyn

The Indianapolis Colts will have a new cheerleader on the sideline this season, and she will attract a lot of attention. Brookelyn E is a recent Purdue graduate with a degree in English. During her time a Purdue she was a member of the Golduster Dance Team. Before I start to ramble on and on about her, just take the time and enjoy the photos below. You are welcome. You may also be...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Boom Herron wins Tweet of the night from the Indianapolis Colts game

The Indianapolis Colts might have lost their first preseason game last night against the New York Jets, but that does not mean that good news can not come of it. The battle for the third string running back looks to be Boom Herron. He was impressive all night last night. His touchdown run was the highlight of the night for the Colts. Boom Herron continues his training camp success...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Rainey goes off during the Indianapolis Colts game

Former Indianapolis Colts running back Chris Rainey was not happy watching his former team play last night. Rainey sent out two tweets during the game, he later delted them but people were taking screen shots. “Yea im (ticked) watching the colts game when i should be out there too. Even tho i didn break no ******* team rules, not even.” Rainey tweeted. It only gets better from...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Rainey cut for messing with fire extinguisher?

Chris Rainey was given a second (maybe even third) chance with the Indianapolis Colts late last season and blew it. The former Florida running back was waived by the Colts on July 28 after he reportedly violated team rules. He may have revealed the details of the incident on Thursday night. Rainey was live-tweeting during […]
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: First week of training camp highlights; Are the Colts elite?; and much more!

The first week of the Indianapolis Colts training camp is in the books, and we have you covered on every story. Catch up on the past week of Colts news. Oh, and enjoy looking at Hakeem Nicks’ fiance. SI Swimsuit Model is engaged to Hakeem Nicks. CLICK HERE Night practice goes well for the Colts, highlighted with an amazing play. CLICK HERE Top 5 Twitter moments from Colts camp...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Monday Camp Notes: Indianapolis Colts

Davin Meggett participated in his initial practice after re-joining the team from last season, following the early news of Chris Rainey’s release for a violation of team rules. Meggett looked like he was in shape and took a significant number of snaps due to Trent Richardson sitting out yet another day per the wishes of Colts head coach Chuck Pagano. Meggett did go down in the...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Week One of Colts Camp: Test the Monster

Colts Training CampAnderson, Indiana They’re back at it. Or, at least…they were. The Indianapolis Colts got their first break since starting training camp at Anderson University last week. They resume practice on Wednesday. And so far, we’ve learned a few things. The monster is assembled. General Manager Ryan Grigson spent the offseason adding pieces. Now, it’s time to make...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts’ T.Y. Hilton named 17th best fantasy WR, Wayne is 34th

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
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July 28, 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...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Waive RB Chris Rainey

  The Indianapolis Colts announced that they have waived RB Chris Rainey. Stephen Holder reports that the decision to waive Rainey was not based on his performance, but was instead conduct related. The move is a little surprising given that they just recently lose Vick Ballard to season-ending Achilles tendon injury. Rainey, 26, is a former fifth-round selection of the Pittsburgh...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Waive RB Chris Rainey

The Indianapolis Colts are a talented offensive unit, but running back isn’t an area of strength for the team. Donald Brown signed with the Chargers this offseason and Vick Ballard went down with another significant surgery last week. That left Trent Richardson, Ahmad Bradshaw, and Chris Rainey as the team’s trio of backs, until the team parted ways with Rainey this morning....
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Colts Waive Former Steelers RB Chris Rainey For Violating Team Rules

Out of nowhere, the Indianapolis Colts released former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey Monday morning. Rainey, who had reportedly been impressing so far in training camp with the Colts, was let go for violating team rules, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Colts head coach Chuck Pagano recently lavished Rainey with praise. “When we […] Report: Colts Waive Former...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Should Demetrius Crawford Be On The Colts Radar?

Demetrius Crawford is a 5’9”, 195-pound running back and kick return specialist who played his freshman year of college ball at City College of San Francisco. Crawford transferred to Sacramento City College for his sophomore year and immediately impressed, rushing for 884 yards and 10 touchdowns. It wasn’t just small stage success either, as he was named MVP of the 2006 Shrine...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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