According to Kris Knox of the National Football Authori...

National Football Authority - [Full Article]

According to Kris Knox of the National Football Authority, the most intriguing running back on the Steelers roster may be Chris Rainey, a fifth-round pick out of Florida.

At just 5'8", 180 pounds, Rainey is a bit undersized to be an every down back, but he possesses tremendous speed and a natural pass-catching ability. We recently took a look at Rainey' potential to provide a Darren Sproles/Dexter McCluster-type role for coordinator Todd Haley's offense and if he catches on to the nuances of the pro game quickly, Rainey could be the perfect candidate to provide an explosive punch to Pittsburgh's ground game.

Along with Isaac Redman and Jonathan Dwyer, Rainey will be in the mix for carries as Rashard Mendenhall's future remains in question following ACL surgery.

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