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                 === Rainey waived by Steelers after arrest ===
 
 Pittsburgh,  PA (Sports  Network) - The Pittsburgh Steelers have waived rookie
 running back Chris Rainey after he was arrested Thursday morning.
 
 The  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette  reported  that Rainey  was  charged with  simple
 battery  after being  accused  of slapping  his girlfriend  in  the face.  The
 incident took place in Gainesville, Florida.
 
 "Chris  Rainey's  actions this morning were extremely disappointing," Steelers
 General  Manager Kevin  Colbert said. "Under the circumstances and due to this
 conduct, Chris will no longer be a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers."
 
 A 2012 fifth-round draft pick out of Florida, Rainey was primarily used a kick
 return specialist, bringing back 39 kickoffs for 1,035 yards this past season.
 He also had 102 yards on 26 carries with two touchdowns.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 01/10 15:53:02 ET