Steelers’ Chris Rainey lands in a Florida jail

According to, former Florida and current Steelers running back Chris Rainey has landed in a Alachua County jail after being arrested for simple battery.

GPD spokesman Officer Ben Tobias said police received a 911 call from a witness about a verbal altercation that turned physical around 8:30 a.m.

Neither party suffered visible injuries from the encounter, Tobias said, and multiple witnesses confirmed the incident.

Rainey and the female victim have been in a dating relationship for approximately nine months, Tobias said.

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