Steelers waive Chris Rainey

Updated: January 10, 2013, 9:30 PM ET
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The Pittsburgh Steelers waived running back Chris Rainey on Thursday after he was arrested in Gainesville, Fla., and charged with one count of simple battery after an altercation with a woman over a cellphone earlier in the day.

"Under the circumstances and due to this conduct, Chris will no longer be a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers," Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said.

According to a release from the Gainesville police department, officers were called at ...

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