Eric Berry signs franchise tender, returns to Chiefs

Eric Berry’s holdout ended on Sunday when he signed his franchise tender and reported to the Chiefs. Berry, who had a First Team All-Pro season at safety last year after beating cancer, is expected to be ready for the Chiefs’ season opener Sept. 11 at home against the Chargers. He’s kept himself in good shape, Chiefs coach Andy Reid told the team’s website via Pro Football...
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Eric Berry Signs Franchise Tender, Reports to Chiefs on Sunday

The veteran safety is back with his teammates
2 days ago

Report: Eric Berry to sign next week, be ready to play in Week 1

Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry is reportedly set to report to work next week to sign his franchise tender and be ready to play in Week 1. #Chiefs coach Andy Reid said of Eric Berry "He'll be able to get himself back before the first game." I'm told he's arriving early next week — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 26, 2016 Andy Reid is right. Chiefs safety Eric Berry...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Eric Berry planning to no-show training camp

After failing to reach a long-term deal with the Kansas City Chiefs, Eric Berry is planning to skip the start of training camp, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. Sources: #KCChiefs S Eric Berry is not planning to report with his teammates for training camp. He hasn’t signed his tag, so no fines — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 26, 2016 Berry had previously expressed some surprise...
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July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: No long-term deal for Eric Berry

Eric Berry and the Kansas City Chiefs are going to be moving forward for the 2016 season on a one-year deal under the franchise tag, much to Berry’s chagrin as Rand Getlin reported. He’ll enjoy the top-five salary for his position this season guaranteed and could test free agency in 2017. I'm told there will be no long-term deal reached between the #Chiefs and Eric Berry...
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July 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Eric Berry pays tribute to Zaevion Dobson in essay

The entire sports world and President Obama himself paid tribute to 15-year-old Zaevion Dobson during the 2016 ESPY Awards on Wednesday night. It was an emotional tribute, one that tore into the fabric of the American psyche in these most volatile of times. For those of you not familiar with Dobson’s story, it’s as harrowing as it is heroic. A high school football player...
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July 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Eric Berry Wins ESPY For Best Comeback Athlete

Former Tennessee Volunteer Eric Berry received the ESPY for Best Comeback Athlete tonight in recognition of his resilient battle with cancer.  Berry was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma on December 8, 2014. After going through chemo in the offseason and being declared cancer free, Berry came back for the 2015 season and was named to the Pro Bowl, the AP All-Pro team and was...
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July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Reports: Berry, Chiefs ‘unlikely’ to strike deal before deadline

Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry may end up playing the 2016 season under the one-year franchise tag. According to Rand Getlin of NFL Network, the Chiefs and Berry are “unlikely” to come to an agreement on a new long-term deal before Friday’s deadline for franchise-tagged players. Absent a significant shift in the next two days, I’m told the #Chiefs and Eric Berry...
Via The Sports Daily
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Chiefs working on Eric Berry extension

According to a tweet from Ian Rapoport, the Kansas City Chiefs are pushing to re-sign one of their top defenders in Eric Berry. Berry played in every game in 2015 and had a solid year with 61 tackles, 10 passes defended and two interceptions which earned him a spot on the NFL’s All-Pro team. He also found himself at his first Pro Bowl this past week. In 2014, Berry was diagnosed...
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February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Eric Berry receives ovation in first home game since beating cancer

Less than a year after being diagnosed with Hodgkins lymphoma, Chiefs safety Eric Berry was back at Arrowhead Stadium for Kansas City’s first home game of the 2015 season. The Chiefs fans showered him in cheers. Berry finished treatment in July, just in time for the former No. 5 overall pick to participate in training camp. He played in his first live game since beating cancer...
Via The Sports Daily
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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