The Chiefs have released five-time pro bowl safety Eric Berry after nine seasons in Kansas City. Berry, who was due to receive $7.25m in guaranteed money had he been on the team come Friday. He won’t be on the free agency market for long and will have plenty of suitors knocking on his door.
During his tenure with the Chiefs, Berry was all-pro multiple times, played 88 games, made 14 intercepts, turning five of those into touchdowns and made 445 tackles.
His biggest achievement is probably off the field, Berry is a cancer survivor. He overcame Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2014. In recent years he has struggled with injury and will now try his hand at the free agent market.
Berry was drafted by the Chiefs in 2010 and will turn 31 in December this year. Still with a few good years in him.
Should the price be right, the Cowboys would be the best fit for him. Since they missed out on the signing of Earl Thomas, who joined the Ravens yesterday.
Whatever decision Berry makes, he will always be remembered by the Chiefs Kingdom as a no-nonsense guy, who played with his heart on his sleeve.