ERIC BERRY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Eric Berry used gaming to keep him sharp during cancer battle

While Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry was sidelined during the 2014 NFL season with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, he never lost faith, or focus. After beating the disease and returning to football, Berry was back to his old form in short order, notching consecutive First-Team All Pro nods in 2015 2016. Part of the reason why he returned to strongly: video games. “From my experiences...
Via Sportsnaut
April 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Chiefs make Eric Berry highest-paid safety in NFL

Eric Berry does not have to worry about the Kansas City Chiefs using the franchise tag on him for a second consecutive season, as the team has agreed to make him the highest-paid safety in the NFL.According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Berry and the Chiefs have agreed to a six-year, $78 million contract extension. Berry played under the franchise tag last season, and he made his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Chiefs making ‘strong push’ to make Eric Berry highest-paid safety in NFL

Eric Berry has threatened to sit out the entire 2017 NFL season if he is slapped with the franchise tag for the second straight year. Apparently the Kansas City Chiefs believe him, because they’re reportedly working feverishly to wrap up a long-term deal with the safety before Wednesday’s franchise tag deadline. Following up on this, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported the Chiefs...
Via Sportsnaut
February 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Chiefs to use franchise tag on Eric Berry again?

The Kansas City Chiefs may end up using the franchise tag on Eric Berry once again, but the All-Pro safety has been adamant that he will not sign the tender if that happens.The Chiefs have big decisions to make with both Berry and star defensive lineman Dontari Poe, and ESPN’s Ed Werder reports that they will use the franchise tag on Berry and let Poe test free agency if neither...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 27, 2017  |  Discuss

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
February 03, 2017  |  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
February 02, 2017  |  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 pic.twitter.com/taPMPLeqaz — Barstool Sports (@barstooltweetss...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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

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...
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February 03, 2016  |  Discuss
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