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Post-Draft Outlook:BEST PICK: Safety Eric Berry: Considered one of the top players in this year's draft, Berry also fit a position of need for the Chiefs. He should start immediately and make a difference on the back end of the KC defense.
A closer look at the Chiefs' picks: Round 1/5 -- Eric Berry, S, 6-0, 211, Tennessee, Physically gifted and mature player who can step into any position in the secondary; his '09 season with defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin advanced his understanding of defensive schemes. - by The Sports Xchange
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02/02/17 - S Eric Berry declared that he will refuse to play under the franchise tag in 2017. Berry played under the tag in 2016 and earned $10.8 million but he is only interested in playing under a long-term deal moving forward. "I'm definitely not going to play under the franchise tag this year," Berry said on the NFL Network.
01/11/17 - S Eric Berry (Achilles) was a full participant in the Chiefs practice on Wednesday, showing no lingering problems from a sore Achilles that had coach Andy Reid pull him from the game in San Diego on Jan. 1. Berry has dealt with the problem for the past two seasons.
01/02/17 - S Eric Berry (Achilles) was pulled from Sunday's game against San Diego early because of a sore Achilles. "I took E.B. out relatively early," said head coach Andy Reid. "His Achilles was a little tight." Berry played in 36 of the defense's 66 snaps.
12/04/16 - S Eric Berry, who already had an interception return for a touchdown, picked off an attempted two-point conversion pass from Matt Ryan in the fourth quarter and raced 99 yards to give the Chiefs a 29-28 victory over the Falcons. "I had an opportunity to make something happen and was going to try to take advantage of it," Berry said
11/13/16 - S Eric Berry's 42-yard touchdown off an interception helped ignite the Chiefs' comeback win over the Panthers.