Chicago Bears
Name  Gaines Adams
Born  6/8/1983
Height  6-5
Weight  258
College  Clemson
1/17/2010 11:21:00 PM
Description: According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, via Twitter, the Greenwood (SC) County coroner ruled that Adams died of cardiac arrest caused by an enlarged heart.
Insight: Adams was just 26 and by all accounts was in excellent physical condition. He finished his collegiate career at Clemson tied for the school record for sacks and had 15 sacks in 47 career NFL games. (
Cold9/22/2009 10:25:00 AM
Description: According to the Pewter Report, the Buccaneers are considering benching Adams since he has produced zero sacks so far this season.
Insight: Tampa Bay head coach Raheem Morris questioned Adams' work ethic during his Monday press conference. It remains to be seen if the message will get through to the third-year DE. (
12/21/2008 11:46:00 AM
Description: Coach Jon Gruden said he expects Gaines Adams to be ready today, though he conceded that his right end is hurting. That?s more than enough to make IDP owners bench a pass rusher with just 5.5 sacks for the season. (
Questionable12/16/2008 9:00:00 AM
Description: Adams suffered an ankle injury in Sunday's loss at Atlanta. He might not be available for this week's meeting with the Chargers. (