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Former Buc Gaines Adams dead

by Staff Report on January 17, 2010

Breaking News: WYFF4.com, a FOX affiliate is reporting former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Gaines Adams, 26, died this morning after he was taken to the Emergency Room at Self Regional in Greenwood South Carolina. Adams, was the fourth overall player chosen in the first round of the 2007 NFL draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was traded from Tampa Bay to the Chicago Bears in October for a second round pick. An autopsy will be performed today by a forensic pathologist in Anderson County.

UPDATE: Per Adam Schefter, of ESPN.com via his twitter page. County coroner ruled that DE Gaines Adams died of cardiac arrest caused by an enlarged heart.

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