John Crist: When Bears general manager Jerry Angelo acquired you, he told the media that for the price he paid he doesn't need you to be a great player. You just need to be a contributor. But you're a former No. 4-overall pick. In your mind, do you still need to be a great player to be a success in this league and for this team?
Gaines Adams: Well, it doesn't matter if I was the first pick, fourth pick, second-round pick – I love to play football. I want to be the best player possible that I can be. It doesn't matter what round I went in, what pick I went in. I just want to be a great football player when I'm done playing in this league.
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