Results 1 to 12 of 12
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 102,481, Level: 99
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 569
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    HiltonMagic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    CA
    Posts
    6,200
    Points
    102,481
    Level
    99
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 37
    Given: 64

    Bears DE Adams dies at age 26

    Chicago Bears defensive end Gaines Adams dies at age 26 - ESPN Chicago

    Chicago Bears defensive end Gaines Adams died Sunday morning after he was taken to a Greenwood, S.C., emergency room, the county coroner said.

    Greenwood County Coroner James T. Coursey said Adams was taken to the emergency room at Self Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9 a.m. ET Sunday morning.
    Wow...


    Don't confuse hope for a plan.

  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 179,519, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    hurdleisu24's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    16,150
    Points
    179,519
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 13

    Bears Adams dies.

    Chicago Bears defensive end Gaines Adams died Sunday morning after he was taken to a Greenwood, S.C., emergency room, the county coroner said.
    Greenwood County Coroner James T. Coursey told ESPN that Adams was taken to the emergency room at Self Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9 a.m. ET Sunday morning.
    An autopsy will be performed Sunday by the Anderson County forensic pathologist, Coursey said.
    Adams, 26, listed at 6-foot-5 and 256 pounds, played in college at Clemson and was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2007 NFL draft. He was traded to the Bears in October.
    In 47 games over four seasons with the Bucs and Bears, Adams had 67 tackles, including 13.5 sacks.

    What did the Bears trade to get him 2 draft picks in this upcoming draft?



  3. #3
    Starter
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    736
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Bears DE Adams dies at age 26

    they traded a 2nd round draft pick...yikes



  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 22,918, Level: 46
    Level completed: 37%, Points required for next Level: 632
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran10000 Experience Points
    DrewCo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Quad Cities
    Posts
    1,078
    Points
    22,918
    Level
    46
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 1

    Re: Bears DE Adams dies at age 26

    Unbelievable..



  5. #5
    Walk On
    Points: 3,684, Level: 17
    Level completed: 59%, Points required for next Level: 166
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran1000 Experience Points
    cyclonezing's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Burlington, IA
    Posts
    204
    Points
    3,684
    Level
    17
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Bears DE Adams dies at age 26

    I read somewhere that they think he died of a heart attack. If this is true it is very tragic. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 52,819, Level: 71
    Level completed: 18%, Points required for next Level: 1,231
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    heitclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Malvern, IA
    Posts
    6,493
    Points
    52,819
    Level
    71
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 910
    Given: 908

    Re: Bears DE Adams dies at age 26

    Wow really sucks for this young guy, I thought he'd eventually be a really solid player for the Bears...talk about sad.



  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 39,369, Level: 61
    Level completed: 25%, Points required for next Level: 981
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    Clonegrad07's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Indiana
    Posts
    2,441
    Points
    39,369
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 20
    Given: 159

    Re: Bears DE Adams dies at age 26

    This is a terrible story!



  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 704,412, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 33.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    29,032
    Points
    704,412
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6,967
    Given: 769

    Re: Bears DE Adams dies at age 26

    Heart attack due to an enlarged heart according to the preliminary autopsy, very sad.



  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 44,329, Level: 65
    Level completed: 7%, Points required for next Level: 1,221
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures25000 Experience Points
    clones26's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    2,757
    Points
    44,329
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 191
    Given: 85

    Re: Bears DE Adams dies at age 26

    As a Vikings fan, this reminds me of when Korey Stringer passed away, but I believe his was a heat stroke.


    "I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day".-Frank Sinatra


    @cyfert26 on Twitter

  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 212,638, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Dryburn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Somewhere in the U.S.
    Posts
    9,810
    Points
    212,638
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 767
    Given: 16

    Re: Bears DE Adams dies at age 26

    As many physicals and medical exams as these players get, how can these things not be detected? Seems like there are several of these each year......in high school, college, pros.

    When I was a kid, we always had to take physicals before taking P.E. or participating in sports, and in high school, I remember a couple of kids that were not allowed to play. Guess I just don't understand how this gets missed.

    Sad stuff.



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 704,412, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 33.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    29,032
    Points
    704,412
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6,967
    Given: 769

    Re: Bears DE Adams dies at age 26

    Quote Originally Posted by Dryburn View Post
    As many physicals and medical exams as these players get, how can these things not be detected? Seems like there are several of these each year......in high school, college, pros.

    When I was a kid, we always had to take physicals before taking P.E. or participating in sports, and in high school, I remember a couple of kids that were not allowed to play. Guess I just don't understand how this gets missed.

    Sad stuff.
    I assume you'd have to specifically have a chest x-ray or other type of scan to see it, and there's the possibility that it just gets missed.



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 129,551, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    tim_redd's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    8,030
    Points
    129,551
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 456
    Given: 305

    Re: Bears DE Adams dies at age 26

    Wasn't it similar to that basketball player last week? Enlarged hear?



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: ESPNU
  • HOOPS: Iowa State @ Texas Tech
  • February 9, 2016
  • 08:00 PM