Chris Rainey RB ARI 5 Months

Colts waived RB/KR Chris Rainey.

It's not a good sign for Rainey that he's been dumped by a RB-needy team less than a week into camp. The undersized sparkplug appeared in two games for the Colts last season, only getting touches in the return game.

Chris Rainey RB ARI Sep 19 '79

Colts placed RB/KR Chris Rainey on injured reserve, ending his season.

Rainey sustained an undisclosed injury during Sunday's Week 14 loss at Cincy. During three weeks with the Colts, the speedster returned four punts for 29 yards and six kickoffs for 131 yards. Rainey did not see a single touch from scrimmage.

Chris Rainey RB ARI Sep 11 '79

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

Rainey was signed last week, but will be active for the first time this season Sunday against the Titans. The Colts released David Reed on Tuesday, so Rainey will be the primary kick returner going forward.

Chris Rainey RB ARI Aug 31 '79

Colts signed RB/KR Chris Rainey.

A 5'8/180 scatback with track star speed, Rainey appeared in all 16 games for the Steelers last season -- primarily as a kick returner. But after a getting popped on a battery charge, he was immediately released. Rainey had a history of off-field issues going back to his days at Florida. Current Colts kick returner David Reed is averaging a pedestrian 23.8 yards per return, 12th-best in the league. Rainey could also take some pressure off No. 1 receiver T.Y. Hilton as a punt returner.

Chris Rainey RB ARI Jul 04 '79

The Chiefs worked out free agent RB/KR Chris Rainey on Monday.

Rainey reportedly ran a forty time in the 4.3s. Unfortunately, he's a complete turd off the field and not very effective on it. Rainey has on several occasions been arrested going back to his days at Florida.

Chris Rainey RB ARI Nov 12 '78

Free agent RB Chris Rainey has pleaded no contest to a charge of disorderly conduct and paid nearly $500 in fines resulting from last month's arrest.

The arrest led to Rainey's quick release from the Steelers. He wasn't claimed off waivers, suggesting it's a career-threatening incident for the 2012 fifth-round pick. Rainey was arrested on January 10 after an argument with a woman over a cellphone. He wound up allegedly slapping her in the face with an open hand.

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Chris Rainey was cited for defiant trespass when he entered the Meadows Racetrack and Casino outside Washington, Pennsylvania in December.

Rainey was apparently a degenerate gambler, as he had signed himself onto a self-exclusion list allowing himself to be banned from that facility and others. Rainey had also been arrested and accused of a felony stalking charge in Florida in 2010 after threatening a woman and texting "Time to die." GM Kevin Colbert termed Rainey's Thursday arrest "extremely disappointing," confirming that the tailback's "conduct" was the reason for his release.

Chris Rainey RB ARI Oct 21 '78

Steelers waived RB/KR Chris Rainey.

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Steelers RB Chris Rainey was arrested Thursday morning on one count of simple battery.

The incident occurred in Gainesville, where Rainey played for the University of Florida. According to police, witnesses said Rainey and a woman were arguing over his cell phone. He allegedly pulled her out of a car and slapped her across the face with an open hand. The woman did not suffer any visible injuries from the encounter. Rainey was also arrested while at Florida in September of 2010 for an incident with a girlfriend.

Chris Rainey RB ARI Sep 27 '78

Chris Rainey rushed three times for 15 yards in Pittsburgh's Week 15 loss to the Cowboys.

He was held without a catch on two targets in the passing game. Although Isaac Redman appeared to tweak his ankle in the third quarter, Rainey will remain well off the flex radar for the fantasy finals even if Redman can't give it a go against the Bengals.