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Bears' Gaines Adams Passes Away At 26

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We have awful news to pass along. On Sunday morning, Gaines Adams of the Chicago Bears was taken to the emergency room in Greenwood, South Carolina, and later pronounced dead. The cause of death has not yet been reported.

The fourth overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft, the defensive end was traded from the Buccaneers to the Bears in October. Adams was only 26 years old

We'll have more details on this tragic story as they become available.