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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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 05:47:49 -0800
The Indianapolis Colts signed free-agent RB Chris Rainey (Steelers).
Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:17:52 -0700
The Kansas City Chiefs worked out free-agent RB Chris Rainey (Steelers) Monday, Sept. 23.
Thu, 10 Jan 2013 12:22:27 -0800
The Pittsburgh Steelers have waived RB Chris Rainey.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 07:20:22 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Chris Rainey will be used as a situational player in the regular season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thu, 12 Apr 2012 14:13:01 -0700
The New England Patriots conducted a private workout with University of Florida RB Chris Rainey.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.