Eric Berry RUMORS & NEWS

  • Eric Berry used gaming to keep him sharp during cancer battle

    Sportsnaut "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..." April 07

  • Eric Berry, Chiefs finalizing six-year, $78 million deal "Eric Berry was adamant about not playing under the franchise tag again next season, and the Chiefs made sure Tuesday he will start the 2017 season with a new contract in his back pocket. Kansas City is finalizing a six-year, $78 million deal with Berry, making him the highest-paid safety in the..." February 28

  • Chiefs pushing for deal with Berry before franchise tag deadline

    Kansas City Star "The Chiefs are making a strong push to retain the services of star safety Eric Berry, a source confirmed to The Star on Monday. ESPN reported the news first. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport also reported that the club is negotiating a deal to make Berry the highest-paid safety in the NFL. Berry,..." February 28

  • Franchise tag looms over Eric Berry situation

    Pro Football Talk "Last year, the Chiefs paid safety Eric Berry $10.8 million for one year under the franchise tag. This year, it’s still not known whether the two sides will find a way to continue the relationship. Berry insists that he won’t play under the franchise tag in 2017. At a 20-percent increase over..." February 12

  • Agent for Chiefs' Berry says still 'a long ways to go' in negotiations

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said he has had positive conversations with safety Eric Berry’s representatives regarding a new contract after Berry played the 2016 season on the franchise tag. Berry’s agent, Chad Speck, doesn’t characterize the talks in quite such a way. Speck said in a..." February 10

  • Berry defeats Prescott in Madden tournament

    Sports Day "Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott walked the red carpet Thursday evening in Houston for an EA Sports event. The Cowboys quarterback won't be playing in Sunday's game. But he did lead his team against safety Eric Berry and the Kansas City Chiefs in a Madden NFL 17 tournament game at Club..." February 03

  • Chiefs S Eric Berry claims he will not play under franchise tag in 2017 "Eric Berry wants to stay in Kansas City. The Chiefs want Eric Berry to stay in Kansas City. But the All-Pro safety doesn't want to play on the franchise tag again. Speaking Thursday on NFL Network's Super Bowl Live, Berry definitively rejected the notion he'd acquiesce to the tag again. "I'm..." February 02

  • Eric Berry hopes to stay in K.C., agent has spoken to Chiefs

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs used the franchise tag to hold onto safety Eric Berry for the 2016 season, which means that Berry is again headed toward possible free agency this offseason. That can change if he and the team can agree on a long-term deal, something Berry said he’d like to see happen and is already..." January 25