Chicago Bears Gaines Adams Dies

According to published reports, Chicago Bears defensive end Gaines Adams died this morning.

From Yahoo Sports:

Chicago Bears defensive end and Clemson alum Gaines Adams died this morning after being taken to Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood, South Carolina.’s Roy Philpott, who broke the news, indicated that County Coroner James T. Coursey released the information. Early reports say that Adams died of a heart attack, though an autopsy has yet to be performed.

After amassing 28 career sacks at Clemson, Adams was selected fourth overall in the 2007 NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He logged 83 tackles and 12.5 sacks in three seasons with the Bucs before being traded to the Chicago Bears in October of 2009.

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