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Bears DE Gaines Adams Dead at 26

No. 4 pick in 2007 NFL draft suffered cardiac arrest

(Newser) - Chicago Bears defensive end Gaines Adams died early this morning in South Carolina. He was 26. Adams, the Buccaneers' first-round draft pick in 2007, suffered cardiac arrest resulting from an enlarged heart, the local coroner said. The condition had not been diagnosed, and he had no known medical issues. The... More »

Draft Prospects Admit To Smoking Pot

NFL GMs hope to encourage candor, won't punish drug use

(Newser) - Three of the most highly regarded prospects in the upcoming NFL draft—Calvin Johnson, Amobi Okoye, and Gaines Adams—admitted in interviews at the combine that they have used marijuana. Nevertheless, all three are considered to be free of the kind of dramatic character problems that have plagued the NFL... More »

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