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View Poll Results: Will Chris Rainey be the next Darren Sproles?
Yes, they play a similar style. 6 37.50%
No, he won't live up to Sproles abilities. 4 25.00%
Maybe, if he gets enough playing time. 6 37.50%
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Old 05-05-2012, 03:59 PM   #1
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Default Could Chris Rainey be the next Darren Sproles?

Both are pretty small but very fast and explosive. I think it would be a great thing for us if he could be like him or even better. What do you think?
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Old 05-08-2012, 09:47 AM   #2
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Default Re: Could Chris Rainey be the next Darren Sproles?

i said that as soon as they drafted him...


doesnt need too touch the balll 50 times to be a rocket out there
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Old 05-15-2012, 11:14 PM   #3
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Default Re: Could Chris Rainey be the next Darren Sproles?

i can picture him being a kevin faulk type of player that won't ever be an every-down back, but can create a lot of mismatches with linebackers while he's in the game.

this was one of the more interesting picks this draft, imo. he doesn't seem to fit in as a traditional steelers back, so I'm thinking this was a haley pick all the way.
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Old 08-31-2012, 02:40 PM   #4
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This guy had a great night...He should do well on ST...we need it!
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Old 08-31-2012, 02:48 PM   #5
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Default Re: Could Chris Rainey be the next Darren Sproles?

No. I'm thinking Dante Hall.

Hall was 5'8 187, Rainey is 5'9 180. Dante Hall was a dynamic return-man, and often had great plays lined up at receiver, as well.

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And here's Rainey...

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Look pretty similar, don't they?
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Old 09-07-2012, 04:14 PM   #6
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I hope we can use him like eric pegrim in the mid 90's. A little thunder and lightning.
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Hell no, rainey is a little pip squeak
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