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Chris Rainey

Arizona Cardinals
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Cardinals | Two signed

Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:11:52 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals signed free-agent RB Chris Rainey (Colts) and CB Teddy Williams (Cardinals) to their practice squad Tuesday, Sept. 9.

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Cardinals | Chris Rainey worked out

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:49:04 -0700

Free-agent RB Chris Rainey (Colts) worked out for the Arizona Cardinals Monday, Sept. 8.

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NFL | Eight players clear waivers

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:03:19 -0700

LB Darrin Kitchens (Bills), OT Chris Faulk (Browns), PK Jake Rogers (Browns), OT Aslam Sterling (Broncos), RB Chris Rainey (Colts), WR Gerald Ford (Dolphins), OT DeMarcus Love (Giants) and RB Brendan Bigelow (Buccaneers) all cleared waivers Tuesday, July 29. Each player is free to sign with any team.

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Colts | Chris Rainey cut for disciplinary reasons

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:43:07 -0700

Updating an earlier report, the Indianapolis Colts released RB Chris Rainey for a violation of team rules.

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Colts | Chris Rainey cut

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:49:21 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts released RB Chris Rainey.

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Colts | Chris Rainey suffered fractured fibula

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:18:56 -0800

Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano said RB Chris Rainey (leg) suffered a fractured fibula during the team's Week 14 game.

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Colts | Two moves made

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 06:50:27 -0800

The Indianapolis Colts signed free-agent RB Tashard Choice (Bills) and placed RB Chris Rainey (ankle) on Injured Reserve.

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Colts | Chris Rainey to have MRI

Sun, 08 Dec 2013 15:24:20 -0800

Indianapolis Colts RB Chris Rainey (ankle) left the Week 14 game against the Cincinnati Bengals due to an ankle injury. He is scheduled to get an MRI Sunday, Dec. 8, or Monday, Dec. 9.

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Colts | Chris Rainey used on punt returns

Sun, 01 Dec 2013 15:45:17 -0800

Indianapolis Colts RB Chris Rainey was used on kickoff and punt returns in Week 13 against the Tennessee Titans, spelling WR T.Y. Hilton on punt returns.

Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners of Hilton are very pleased with the new setup, as nothing is worse than seeing your fantasy player returning kicks and risking injury when he cannot log valuable statistics for your team.

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Colts | Chris Rainey to be returner

Sat, 30 Nov 2013 09:45:35 -0800

Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano said RB Chris Rainey will be the team's kick returner Week 13.

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Colts | Week 12 Inactives

Sun, 24 Nov 2013 11:57:04 -0800

The Indianapolis Colts have declared WR Da'Rick Rogers, RB Chris Rainey, CB Greg Toler, FB Stanley Havili, LB Kavell Conner, C Khaled Holmes and DT Montori Hughes inactive for Week 12's game against the Arizona Cardinals.

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Colts | Chris Rainey's role uncertain

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 10:32:59 -0800

Indianapolis Colts RB Chris Rainey lined up as a running back and as a returner during his workout this week, but his role on the team is uncertain at this point.

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Colts | Chris Rainey signs

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 05:47:49 -0800

The Indianapolis Colts signed free-agent RB Chris Rainey (Steelers).

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Chiefs | Chris Rainey works out

Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:17:52 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs worked out free-agent RB Chris Rainey (Steelers) Monday, Sept. 23.

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Steelers | Chris Rainey waived

Thu, 10 Jan 2013 12:22:27 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have waived RB Chris Rainey.

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Steelers | Running game goes nowhere in Week 12

Sun, 25 Nov 2012 17:59:36 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer led the team with nine carries and 19 yards in Week 12 against the Cleveland Browns, and he also lost a fumble. RB Chris Rainey carried five times for 17 yards, and added four catches for 15 yards, but too lost a fumble. RB Isaac Redman got in on the fumble parade, losing one, and he finished with two carries for seven yards while added one catch for 15 yards. RB Rashard Mendenhall had four totes for just six yards, and he fumbled twice, losing one.

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Steelers | Chris Rainey will need several weeks to heal

Tue, 13 Nov 2012 11:13:48 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Chris Rainey (rib) will require several weeks for his broken rib to heal, but he still played in Week 10 against the Kansas City Chiefs Monday, Nov. 12. He will continue to wear a protective wrap around his rib cage, but it won't limit him in any way.

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Steelers | Chris Rainey probable for MNF

Sat, 10 Nov 2012 18:08:01 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Chris Rainey (rib) is listed as probable for the Week 10 game against the Kansas City Chiefs Monday, Nov. 12.

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Steelers | Three practice

Fri, 09 Nov 2012 12:34:52 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer (quadriceps), RB Chris Rainey (ribs) and K Shaun Suisham (ankle) practiced Friday, Nov. 9.

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Steelers | Two players practice

Thu, 08 Nov 2012 12:59:14 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Chris Rainey (rib) and PK Shaun Suisham (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 8.

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Steelers | Chris Rainey finds end zone

Sun, 21 Oct 2012 22:17:40 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Chris Rainey carried just four times for 17 yards in Week 7 against the Cincinnati Bengals, but he did have an 11-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter. Rainey also added an eight-yard reception.

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Steelers | Rashard Mendenhall, Isaac Redman injured

Fri, 12 Oct 2012 09:58:17 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall (Achilles') left the team's Week 6 game early Thursday, Oct. 11, with an Achilles' injury and did not return. RB Isaac Redman (ankle) also injured his ankle, forcing RB Baron Batch to enter. Batch scored a one-yard touchdown in the loss, and RB Chris Rainey was also worked into the rotation.

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Steelers | Running attack does little in loss

Sun, 23 Sep 2012 22:31:54 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Isaac Redman had team-highs with nine carries and 27 yards in the Week 3 loss against the Oakland Raiders. RB Baron Batch carried four times for 12 yards, and RB Chris Rainey added two totes for seven yards, while added two catches for 23 yards. RB Jonathan Dwyer also had four total touches, but he managed zero yards.

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Steelers | Chris Rainey to get look in return game

Tue, 04 Sep 2012 21:18:57 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin indicated Tuesday, Sept. 4, that RB Chris Rainey will get an opportunity on both punt and kickoff returns.

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Steelers | Chris Rainey will have a role on offense

Thu, 30 Aug 2012 07:20:22 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Chris Rainey will be used as a situational player in the regular season.

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Steelers | Chris Rainey nicked

Sun, 19 Aug 2012 22:54:57 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Chris Rainey (head) left the preseason game Sunday, Aug. 19, against the Indianapolis Colts due to a head injury. He was evaluated for a concussion, passed the tests, and was able to return to the game.

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Steelers | Chris Rainey will be used as returner again

Sat, 18 Aug 2012 10:20:28 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Chris Rainey will get a majority of the kick and punt returns during the early part of the preseason game Sunday, Aug. 19. WRs David Gilreath and Marquis Maze will also be used as returners during the game.

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Steelers | Chris Rainey has good chance to make team

Mon, 13 Aug 2012 10:49:15 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Chris Rainey has a good chance to make the final roster. Rainey likely would be used as a returner in addition to a role in the offense.

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Steelers | Chris Rainey to see time as returner

Wed, 08 Aug 2012 09:51:56 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin indicated RB Chris Rainey will be used as a kick and punt returner in the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 9, and could be used on those roles early in the game.

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Steelers | Chris Rainey signed

Sun, 06 May 2012 10:40:09 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed fifth-round draft choice RB Chris Rainey to a four-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Steelers | Chris Rainey to see time at RB, WR

Sat, 28 Apr 2012 12:41:21 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley said the team will use RB Chris Rainey at running back and wide receiver. Haley also indicated Rainey will be the punt returner since WR Antonio Brown will be starting this season.

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Patriots | Worked out Chris Rainey

Thu, 12 Apr 2012 14:13:01 -0700

The New England Patriots conducted a private workout with University of Florida RB Chris Rainey.

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Patriots | Expected to look for returner in draft

Sun, 08 Apr 2012 10:42:06 -0700

The New England Patriots are expected to take a kick returner at some point during the 2012 NFL Draft. University of Florida RB Chris Rainey, University of Arkansas WR Joe Adams, Fresno State WR Devon Wylie and Syracuse WR Dorian Graham could be options during the draft.

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NFL | Chris Rainey shows speed at Pro Day

Sat, 24 Mar 2012 10:22:56 -0700

University of Florida RB Chris Rainey measured 5-foot-8 3/4, 180 pounds at his Pro Day. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.41 seconds and 4.35 seconds and the short shuttle in 4.10 seconds. Rainey also took part in wide receiver drills during the workout.

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NFL | Chris Rainey has lofty goals for Combine

Sun, 29 Jan 2012 17:51:39 -0800

Florida RB Chris Rainey is raw, fast and unpredictable, expected to see time at wide receiver, running back and in the return game, similar to Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin, also a former Florida player. "Running back's going to always be my favorite position," Rainey said, but he added, "Wherever they put me, I'm ready. Don't care as long as I help the team win." Rainey plans to run at the NFL Scouting Combine and says he wants to post a 4.1-second time in the 40-yard dash.

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NFL | Chris Rainey gets just one touch at Senior Bowl

Sat, 28 Jan 2012 18:06:51 -0800

Florida RB Chris Rainey had one carry for five yards and no receptions for the South squad at the Senior Bowl Saturday, Jan. 28. Rainey did make his presence felt in the return game, posting 60 yards on three kickoff returns, and 17 yards on one punt return.

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Redskins | Impressed with Chris Rainey

Wed, 25 Jan 2012 05:36:55 -0800

Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said he has been impressed with Florida RB Chris Rainey at the Senior Bowl. "I'm just impressed with the way he's handling himself the first couple of days," Shanahan said. "He's picked things up very quickly. You're never really sure how people adapt to a system. And I'm not his agent, but I do want a little piece of the action."

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Dolphins | Interview Chris Rainey

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 12:38:41 -0800

The Miami Dolphins interviewed Florida RB Chris Rainey this week at the Senior Bowl as they search for ways to improve their depth at running back.

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