Eric Berry threatens to sit out season if franchise tagged again

Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has played on the franchise tag once, and he does not want to do it again.Berry told Terez A. Paylor of the Kansas City Star that he is fully prepared to sit out the 2017 season if the Chiefs try to tag him again.“I’ll just take that time to chill with my family, honestly, I’ll sit the season out,” Berry said. “I just want what’s right...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Berry says he won't play under franchise tag in 2017

Mere weeks after being eliminated in the AFC playoffs by the Pittsburgh Steelers, it’s possible the Kansas City Chiefs could have some major drama on their hands.Coming off the third All-Pro performance of his career, veteran safety Eric Berry is now indicating that he will not play under the franchise tag in 2017. This is some rather big news for both Berry and the Chiefs. He’s...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Pro Football Focus names Melvin Ingram as NFL’s top 2017 free agent

An underrated edge rusher from the recently relocated Los Angeles Chargers has been named the top 2017 free agent by Pro Football Focus.Outside linebacker Melvin Ingram, who produced 8.5 sacks for the Chargers in 2016, topped PFF’s list of “likely” free agents, an important designation this time of year. Not included in the list were players such as Pittsburgh Steelers running...
Via The Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chiefs win game with incredible special teams play

Eric Berry was a difference-maker in the Kansas City Chiefs’ 29-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. The KC safety personally accounted for eight points in the game, including an interception returned to the end zone on the 2-point conversion attempt by the Falcons: Matt Ryan goes for 2. Eric Berry has other plans — Barstool Sports (@barstooltweetss...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 04, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Eric Berry picks off Matt Ryan, takes it to the house

Playing against the Atlanta Falcons in his home state of Georgia, Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry didn’t disappoint fans who came out to see him. Berry slid in the way of a Matt Ryan pass for an interception. He wasn’t done from there, though. The Kansas City safety took it to the house. Awesome moment. After his pick-six, @Chiefs S @Stuntman1429 gave the ball to his...
Via Sportsnaut
December 04, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Sports Daily
August 29, 2016  |  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...
Via Sportsnaut
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Chiefs stall contract talks with Eric Berry much to his "surprise"

Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry was expecting more contract dialogue between himself and the franchise he plays for this summer, to no avail. Speaking with reporters Friday night at his football camp, he expressed what appears to be frustration at this development. “I thought it would progress a little bit more,” Berry said, per Terez A. Paylor of the Kansas City Star...
Via Sportsnaut
July 09, 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...
Via Rumors and Rants
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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