CHRIS RAINEY NEWS

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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals Cut RB Chris Rainey Because Of DV History

With the Arizona Cardinals deactivating Johnathan Dwyer because of his domestic violence arrest, Chris Rainey would have been the logical next man up. Not only will Rainey not be the next man up, but the Cardinals are releasing Rainey who also has a history of domestic violence. The #Cardinals are releasing RB Chris Rainey from the practice squad, I’m told. He has a history of...
Via Thacover2
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals Cut RB Chris Rainey Because Of DV History

With the Arizona Cardinals deactivating Johnathan Dwyer because of his domestic violence arrest, Chris Rainey would have been the logical next man up. Not only will Rainey not be the next man up, but the Cardinals are releasing Rainey who also has a history of domestic violence. The #Cardinals are releasing RB Chris Rainey from the practice squad, I’m told. He has a history of...
Via BlackSportsOnline
12 days ago  |  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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
12 days ago  |  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...
Via Steelers Depot
21 days ago  |  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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
22 days ago  |  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

Former Colt Chris Rainey lays into former teammate on Twitter

Former Colts running back Chris Rainey, who was released a few weeks ago, ripped former teammate Daniel "Boom" Herron, who is still with the team, on Twitter. The reason for Rainey's release is still unclear, but his tweets may have shed a little light on the situation.Photo taken from Chris Strauss's article for ftw.usatoday.comRainey deleted the tweets shortly...
Via Patriots Life
August 08, 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...
Via Sportsnaut
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...
Via Steelers Depot
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: I didn't break Colts rule

Things were supposed to slow down a bit once quarterback Andrew Luck and the rest of the Indianapolis Colts' offense left Thursday night's preseason game after the first series against the New York Jets. But former Colts running back Chris Rainey -- who was released July 28 for a violation of team rules -- did his part via Twitter to try to keep things interesting in the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 08, 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

Chris Rainey says he was kicked off the team for horse play

Chris Rainey was tearing up the Colts training camp, but was released out the blue. Well we found out a little why he was kicked off the team. Whatever happened in that hallway with the fire extinguisher, it must have really pissed off the Colts. The post Chris Rainey says he was kicked off the team for horse play appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Rainey says the Colts cut him because he was playing with a fire extinguisher

Former Colts running back Chris Rainey let the cat out of the bag on Thursday night while on Twitter and revealed that he was waived after playing with a fire extinguisher. How immature and stupid.  Is Rainey in high school?   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Chris...
Via Pro Football Zone
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...
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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

Colts cut Chris Rainey

The Indianapolis Colts have announced that they’ve waive running back Chris Rainey. The Indianapolis Colts today waived running back Chris Rainey. Colts releasing RB Chris Rainey was not performance based; Indy released Rainey for violating team rules, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 28, 2014 Sounds like Rainey doesn’t get it when it comes to playing in the...
Via Pro Football Zone
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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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...
Via Steelers Depot
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts chop Chris Rainey a day after losing Vick Ballard

Indianapolis Colts have released running back Chris Rainey, a very surprising move considering that Vick Ballard was injured tearing an achilles the other day. It makes you wonder what Rainey did wrong. Rainey seemed ready, but this is just a strange cut, especially when you see this quote. “I can do anything and everything,” Rainey […] The post Colts chop Chris Rainey a day...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Rainey ready to “do anything and everything” in Indy

With Vick Ballard expected to miss the season with a torn Achilles, Colts running back Chris Rainey may get more involved in the offense. He says he’ll be ready. “I can do anything and everything. Wherever they put me, I’m ready for it,” Rainey said. “I’m one of them play-making guys that make you miss. It just makes you smile because you know what you can do in the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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