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Gaines Adams

According to a report, The State Law Enforcement Division of Greenville, South Carolina found in toxicology tests that no additional factors contributed to the death of former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and current Chicago Bears defensive end Gaines Adams. Greenwood County’s chief deputy coroner told Paul Alongi, of The Greenville News . Adams, 26, who died… Read More

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… Read More

With the Buccaneers announcing today that they have traded underachieving defensive end Gaines Adams to the Chicago Bears for a second-round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. Essentially some fanatics feel the Bucs fleeced the Bears, the jury will be out on the trade for a few years, depending on what the Bucs do with… Read More

Bates’ Defends Adams

Defensive coordinator Jim Bates answered critics who bashed third year DE Gaines Adams’s performance after Sunday’s loss to the Cowboys. Bates, who has helped the careers of many past pupils under his tutelage reach super-stardom, spoke with Roy Cummings of The Tampa Tribune. Bates suggested looking at the tape, and the tape doesn’t lie. It’s… Read More

Just how effective will the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense be in 2009, you ask? Well if pre-season is an early indicator, fans need not fret over the new scheme under defensive coordinator Jim Bates. The team is giving up 3.30 yards per carry,as a whole, but based on the numbers the right side consisting of… Read More

Every where you surf these days on the internet or radio dial, Gaines Adams a former Clemson product and 4th overall pick in the 2007 draft is being lambasted by everyone from coaches to the media and even fans. After registering 12.5 sacks over his first two seasons in the league. Adams has come under… Read More

Last chance for defensive end Gaines Adams or bust. Adams who was drafted in the hopes he would be a pass rushing force has had some what of a disappointing career thus far in the NFL. “Double-digit sacks,” Morris said. “That’s what he’s graded on, there’s no secret about it. I’ve got no problem telling… Read More

With the Buccaneers five days from there first training camp practice, to kick off the 2009 season. There are six burning camp questions that desperately need answering before the home opener, although many might not have a definitive answer until after the season is over. Who will be the starting quarterback once the dust settles… Read More

Chuck Smith, who is the owner of Defensive Line, Inc., which is based in Atlanta, operates a pass-rushing camp for high school, college and pro athletes. He has become a subject matter expert of sorts teaching the art and science of pass rushing at the Wellness Performance Institute in Suwanee, Ga. Smith, has guided players… Read More

No need to worry Buccaneer fans, starting middle linebacker Barrett Ruud showed for the team mandatory mini camp. Even though he is miffed at the lack of contract talks he arrived and participated in drills. Ruud has not ruled out the idea of holding out of training camp in the hopes of getting the team… Read More

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Gaines Adams has been labeled a bust by many a fan, after being selected with the fourth overall pick in the 2007 NFL draft he has compiled 110 tackles, 12.5 sacks, 4 tackles for loss, 2 interceptions, 2 forced fumbles, 12 passes defensed & 1 touchdown. While his numbers don’t scream… Read More

Pat Yasinskas, of ESPN.com put fingers to keyboard while traveling back to his youthful imagination as he tries to insinuate the Buccaneers will entertain the idea of bringing back aging free agent defensive end Kevin Carter. If that is not enough of a cry for help Yasinskas feels Carter will end up with more sacks… Read More

Bob Thomas, of Jacksonville.com is reporting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are showing interest in Everette Brown the undersized defensive end from FSU. Brown possess loose hips and an explosive first step that would greatly aid the pass rush, but might not be big enough to play LDE, as has been speculated in the past the… Read More