Found September 03, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
PLAYERS: Eric Berry
TEAMS: Kansas City Chiefs
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Getty After suffering a torn ACL last season, Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry used poetry to get through the struggle of missing an entire season. “I really leaned on my poetry and my writing throughout the whole process,” he said. “You do a lot of sitting up by yourself … a lot of looking at the ceiling. That’s what I did in my spare time between playing video games … I wanted to get my thoughts on paper.” Something as simple as the moon helped Berry. That’s how he discovered the beauty of the moon. While injured, Berry, who played every defensive snap as a rookie during his Pro Bowl season of 2010, felt lost and in the dark when not part of a team. He wondered when the misery was going to end, when he saw a full moon,” wrote Randy Covitz of the Kansas City Star. “Even as a kid, the full moon always intrigued me,” he said. “I looked up at the full moon, contemplated it and wondered if it sees me, and knowing what I’m going through and knowing all my struggles.” “I went thro
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