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Anthony Adams

Anthony Adams - #95 - DT

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 310 lbs.
Birthday 06/18/1980
Birthplace Detroit, MI
College Penn State
Years played 10
Drafted 2003, 2nd round, 25th pick by 49ers

Bears release Omiyale, Adams

Posted March 01, 2012 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
The Bears parted with two veteran linemen Thursday as they continued to prepare for free agency, which begins March 13.

Report: Bears release DT Adams

Posted Feb. 26, 2012 @ 2:10 p.m. ET
The Bears released DT Anthony Adams on Sunday, creating more salary cap space before free agency begins.

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 9:42 a.m. ET
In this week's edition of "Five questions," PFW publisher/editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush says it's wishful thinking to expect significant improvement from Caleb Hanie in Week 13.

Bears stock report: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 10:45 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week Nine win over the Eagles.

No deal yet, but Bears, Adams share mutual interest

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 9:20 p.m. ET
Anthony Adams spoke this week as if he would be playing for the Bears next season, but he'll be an unrestricted free agent when free agency begins this offseason.

Adams, Webb honored with Piccolo Award in unusual day for Bears

Posted April 26, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
While the NFL waits to hear whether its request for a stay of the injunction ending the lockout pending an appeal of Judge Susan Richard Nelson's ruling for the players association, everything was not business as usual at the ...

Bears positional analysis: Defensive linemen

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
This is the sixth of position-by-position looks at the Bears' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. The series continues with an analysis of Chicago's DL situation.

They said it: Bears edition

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 7:43 p.m. ET
Here's what the Bears' Jay Cutler, Greg Olsen and Anthony Adams are saying in advance of their game against the Seahawks on Sunday.

DT may be priority for Bears in draft

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
While the Bears did more than just get by with an unremarkable collection of players at defensive tackle in 2010, there could be some significant personnel changes made at the position in the offseason.

Bears DT Adams receives Ed Block Courage award

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 4 p.m. ET
DT Anthony Adams was named the Bears' recipient of the 2010 Ed Block Courage award Thursday.

With Peppers, Bears’ pass rush still struggling to produce

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 11:26 p.m. ET
With pass-protection issues endangering QB Jay Cutler and frequent personnel changes on the offensive line receiving most of the attention in Chicago, the Bears' performance on defense is flying a bit under the radar.

Three-and-out with Bears DT Anthony Adams

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 9:21 a.m. ET
PFW spoke with DT Anthony Adams at Halas Hall earlier this week and asked him about the Bears' pass-rush issues and what he would be doing if he wasn't in the NFL.

Bears finally giving Adams his just due

Posted July 08, 2010 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
Although overshadowed by the Bears' addition of high-profile free agent Julius Peppers, the first-string status of Anthony Adams at nose tackle is still very noteworthy.


Posted March 01, 2012
The Bears released Adams on Thursday.||||||| Adams went from making 16 starts in 2010 to four stars last season, his fifth year in Chicago. He spent four seasons in San Francisco before and has 329 tackles with 101/2 sacks in his career.
Posted Dec. 04, 2011
Adams is dealing with a back injury.||||||| The defensive lineman hasn't played since making his fourth consecutive start at nose tackle Nov. 20 against San Diego. He has 12 tackles and no sacks in nine games this season.
Posted Dec. 11, 2007
Adams was placed on injured reserve by the team Monday because of an elbow injury.||||||| Adams missed Thursday's game against Washington with an elbow injury. Adams was playing well in his first season with Chicago.
Posted Dec. 06, 2007
Adams missed Thursday's game against Washington with an elbow injury.||||||| Adams started on Sunday against the New York Giants in place of the injured Darwin Walker. Walker was expected to be back in the starting lineup against Washington.
Posted March 26, 2007
Adams agreed to terms on a four-year contract with the Bears on Sunday.||||||| Adams has started 34 games in four seasons with the 49ers, but struggled last season to fit into a 3-4 scheme. He has 155 tackles, including six sacks, in 58 career games.