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Gaines Adams

Gaines Adams

(1983 – 2010)

  • Given by Shaun Roberts
  • A spectacular player and a true gentleman. You were taken from this world far too young but I won't forget you. Rest in peace Gaines.
    Lit by Kerry Mitchell
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Gaines Adams

Gaines Adams
(1983 – 2010)

In memory of

Gaines Adams

(1983 – 2010)
About Gaines
This is an online obituary for Gaines Adams. Gaines Adams was an American football defensive end in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first round in the 2007 NFL Draft and in 2009 was traded to the Chicago Bears. He played college football at Clemson.
Gaines was chosen by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the 4th overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft. He signed a six-year deal with the Buccaneers on July 26th, 2007, worth $46 million, with $18.6 million guaranteed. He registered his first solo sack against the Atlanta Falcons in week 11 of the 2007 season.
At the end of the 2007 season Gaines had 35 tackles, 6 sacks and 2 forced fumbles in 2007, he led all 2007 rookies
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About Gaines
with his six sacks. This performance gained him a place in the 2007 NFL All-Rookie team. He also played in Tampa Bay Buccaneers playoff loss to the New York Giants and finished the game with five tackles and one sack. Against the Colts on Week 5, he blocked a field goal attempt by Adam Vinatieri.
In 2008, Adams recorded two sacks against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 2. He recorded his first career interception and returned it for his first career touchdown in a Week 3 overtime win over the Chicago Bears. The following week, Gaines Adams recorded another interception off of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers to seal a Buccaneers victory. In Week 8, in a loss to the Dallas Cowboys, Gaines recorded two sacks.
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/>On October 19th, 2009, Gaines Adams was traded to the Chicago Bears for a second-round draft pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. In 10 games for the Bears, Gaines had 7 combined tackles, 1 pass deflection and 1 forced fumble.
Gaines Adams passed away on the morning of January 17th, 2010. This is a tribute to Gaines Adams, his life and his achievements. May he rest in peace.
Remembrance Messages
On 18th Jan 2010
Carl Robinson
wrote:
So sorry to hear this news. My heartfelt condolences to your family and friends. You were an inspiration. RIP
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Kindly given by
Shaun Roberts
on 4th Jul 2015
Kindly lit by
Kerry Mitchell
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
A spectacular player and a true gentleman. You were taken from this world far too young but I won't forget you. Rest in peace Gaines.
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Gaines Adams

This is an online obituary for Gaines Adams. Gaines Adams was an American football defensive end in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first round in the 2007 NFL Draft and in 2009 was traded to the Chicago Bears. He played college football at Clemson.
Gaines was chosen by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the 4th overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft. He signed a six-year deal with the Buccaneers on July 26th, 2007, worth $46 million, with $18.6 million guaranteed. He registered his first solo sack against the Atlanta Falcons in week 11 of the 2007 season.
At the end of the 2007 season Gaines had 35 tackles, 6 sacks and 2 forced fumbles in 2007, he led all 2007 rookies...

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Shaun Roberts
Kerry Mitchell
Carl Robinson
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