After focusing almost exclusively on offensive and defensive lineman during the first two days of the 2012 NFL Draft, the Steelers finally turned their attention to the skill positions in the 5th round by selecting running back Chris Rainey in the 5th Round.
Rainey is a little undersized, standing at 5’8” and weighing in at 180 pounds, but he was successful at
Florida and in the view of Neal Coolong of
Behind the Steel Curtain, injects some athleticism into the backfield that the
Steelers currently lack.
Writing on PG Plus, Ed Bouchette made some of the same observations, yet came to different conclusions, questioning whether Raineywould actually fit into the offense, comparing him to Stefan Logan.
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