Eric Berry RUMORS & NEWS

  • Chiefs' Berry not planning to report for training camp

    The Score "Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry isn't planning to report for training camp, sources told NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The news isn't a big surprise, as Berry has yet to sign his franchise tag, and thus isn't subject to team fines for skipping camp. What remains unclear is whether Berry,..." July 26

  • Franchise tag not a bad deal for Cousins, Jeffery, Berry and Johnson

    Pro Football Talk "NFL players don’t like getting the franchise tag, and it’s easy to understand why: The franchise tag keeps them from finding out how much money they’d actually command on a free market. But for the four players who will play this season on the franchise tag, it’s not a bad deal. Washington..." July 16

  • Report: Chiefs wanted disability policy in Eric Berry contract

    Sportsnaut "Some very interesting information came out on Friday in regards to relations between Eric Berry and the Kansas City Chiefs. Mike Garofolo of NFL Network is reporting the Chiefs wanted Berry to pay for a disability policy in a long-term contract. Rand Getlin of NFL Network is reporting that..." July 15

  • Chiefs, Berry still working on extension ahead of deadline

    The Score "The Kansas City Chiefs are hoping to hash out an 11th-hour deal with a franchise-tagged player for the second time in as many years. As Friday's 4 p.m. negotiation deadline fast approaches, the Chiefs are still discussing a long-term extension with star safety Eric Berry, reports Ian Rapoport..." July 15

  • Chiefs and Eric Berry are far apart on deal

    Kansas City Star "The Chiefs and safety Eric Berry remain far apart on a contract extension, a source confirmed to The Star on Thursday. The two sides have until 3 p.m. Friday to get an extension done. In the absence of a new deal, the 27-year-old Berry would play the 2016 season under the one-year, $10.8..." July 15

  • Eric Berry, Chiefs unlikely to reach deal barring change "Fresh off an unprecedented comeback season, Eric Berry finds himself among the select group of players battling the franchise tag. As the deadline for players to sign their tags looms, it looks as though Berry will land in the group that will play under the tag in 2016. Unless there is a..." July 13

  • Chiefs chances of signing Eric Berry pegged at 50 percent

    Arrowhead Pride "What are the odds the Kansas City Chiefs will sign Eric Berry to a long-term deal before Friday’s deadline? If Jason La Canfora is taking your bet, it’s 50 percent. La Canfora went through all the franchise tagged players and gave his assessment of how likely it is to get done. With Berry,..." July 12

  • Chiefs' Eric Berry ‘a bit surprised’ on lack of extension progress

    Kansas City Star "LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST REDDIT PRINT ORDER REPRINT OF THIS STORY Against the backdrop of approximately 352 kids laughing, jumping and playing on a humid summer night, Chiefs safety Eric Berry wore a smile on his face as he stood on the turf at North Kansas City High School and explained..." July 09

  • Should Eric Berry Become the Highest-Paid Safety in the NFL?

    Bleacher Report "On Tuesday,'s Jeremy Fowler reported that Eric Berry—unsurprisingly—has a chance to become the NFL's highest-paid safety. "Berry knows he has one chance at this and has eyes set on a big number," wrote Fowler of the four-time Pro Bowler. "He would need to surpass Harrison's Smith..." June 24

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    Terez A. Paylor @TerezPaylor

    I can confirm @Rand_Getlin’s report, per a source, that the #Chiefs are expected to tag S Eric Berry.

  • Chiefs place franchise tag on safety Eric Berry

    ESPN "The Kansas City Chiefs announced Tuesday they've placed the franchise tag on safety Eric Berry, effectively keeping him off the free-agent market when the signing period begins March 9. "Our goal is to keep Eric in Kansas City for the foreseeable future," Chiefs general manager John Dorsey said..." March 01

  • Chiefs' Eric Berry will keep playing lighter in 2016 "Chiefs safety Eric Berry capped an improbably heroic comeback from Hodgkin lymphoma this past season, which concluded with another trip to the Pro Bowl. And one of the most remarkable aspects of his fight was the ability to continue working out through the unbearable pain. Berry was able to..." February 28

  • Eric Berry named NFL's Comeback Player of the Year

    USA Today "A year ago, Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry was in the middle of chemotherapy treatments for Hodgkin’s lymphoma and facing an uncertain NFL future. But a full 16-game season, one playoff appearance, 61 tackles and two interceptions later, Berry was named the NFL’s Comeback Player of the..." February 07

  • Chiefs will ‘do everything’ they can to retain Eric Berry

    Kansas City Star "The beard is thick now, about as long as it’s ever been since the star safety became a Chief six years ago. The same can be said for his reddish-brown hair, which is sticking out under his red ball cap as he walks through radio row during the run-up to Super Bowl 50. “I just haven’t had time..." February 06

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    While #Panthers & #Broncos prepare for #SB50, teams doing business: #Chiefs ramping up talks with Eric Berry for an extension, for instance.