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Chiefs' Eric Berry is inching closer to All-Pro status again

The Chiefs are beginning to see glimpses of the old Eric Berry.He's no longer viewed as only an amazing cancer survivor in Kansas City, but rather, a former All-Pro rounding back into form."I’d probably say he’s pretty close (to where he was)," head coach Andy Reid told ESPN's Adam Teicher.  "I haven’t seen where he’s not... it looks like he’s got all of his stuff. He...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Former Tennessee Star Eric Berry Honored At Volunteers’ Game Tonight

Former Tennessee star defensive back Eric Berry returned to Neyland Stadium tonight.  Berry, now a safety for the Kansas City Chiefs, is back in the NFL this season after a successful bout with cancer. He played in his first home game since beating cancer Thursday night and received a roaring welcome from Kansas City’s fans.  He’s at Tennessee’s game against Western Carolina...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Berry returns after battle with cancer

25-year-old Eric Berry of the Kansas City Chiefs returned to the field last night, after fighting a battle against cancer – and winning. Last December, Berry was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, an immune disease that interferes with the body’s capability to ward off infection. Last November, Berry underwent vigorous testing after noting pain in his chest; doctor’s found...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Eric Berry Had His Triumphant Return To Kansas City After Beating Cancer

Last December, Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry, who played his college ball at Tennessee, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma at the age of 25 years old. Less than a year later, he made his triumphant return to the NFL. Thursday night, Berry played his first home game since returning. The team announced his name last, and he received an incredible ovation from the crowd...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Defensive Star Honored In Return Following Cancer Treatments

Last season, Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Eric Berry was given the diagnosis that no one is prepared for: cancer. A mass was found in his chest last November, and Berry was told by doctors that he had Hodgkin’s lymphoma in early December. The star immediately went into treatment, committed to making his return to the field. Fast forward to this season, and Berry is back in...
Via Gamedayr
22 days ago  |  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. Chills as Eric Berry is introduced. — BJ Kissel (@ChiefsReporter) September 18, 2015 Berry finished treatment in July, just in time...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Berry Already Making Diving Interceptions At Chiefs Training Camp (Video)

Eric Berry is picking up right where he left off. The Kansas City Chiefs safety recently was cleared to participate in training camp, just seven months after he was diagnosed with Hodgkins’ lymphoma. The three-time Pro Bowler only has been on the field for a little over a week — his first live action since November 2014 — but apparently he’s getting the hang of things rather...
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs’ S Eric Berry Has Been Cleared For Training Camp Following Cancer Treatment

Some fantastic news emerged late last night from Kansas City. Ex-Tennessee star and current Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been cleared for the beginning of training camp today just eight months after being diagnosed with lymphoma.  UPDATE: After several rounds of thorough tests, Eric Berry has been cleared for Wednesday morning’s #ChiefsCamp practice. — Kansas City...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Eric Berry cleared to practice with Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs got a huge shot in the arm with the announcement that safety Eric Berry will return to the field on Wednesday. The Pro Bowl safety has been cleared by doctors to begin practicing with the team after successfully battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma this past year. The Chiefs announced the joyful news on Twitter Tuesday night: Andy Reid and Eric Berry will speak...
Via Sportsnaut
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Eric Berry 'doing well' after finishing cancer treatments

Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry was placed on the NFI (non-football injury) list last November after complaining of chest discomfort. Shortly thereafter, it was announced that the former first-round pick was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma—a cancer of the lymphatic system. A 25-year-old athlete in seemingly great health having to step away from the game to receive cancer...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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