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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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09/22/16 - S Eric Berry (knee) was a full participant in Thursday's practice, an indication he'll be available and on the field for Sunday's game against the Jets. Berry came out of last Sunday's contest with Houston with some knee swelling, but coach Andy Reid said it wasn't expected to be serious enough to keep the defensive captain off the field.
09/21/16 - S Eric Berry (knee) began the preparation week with some swelling on one of his knees and did not take part in Wednesday's practice with the Chiefs. Head coach Andy Reid indicated that the swelling problem was not considered serious and Berry should be available for Sunday's game against the Jets.
09/11/16 - S Eric Berry was in the starting lineup for the Chiefs when they hosted the Chargers in the season opener. Berry missed all the offseason work and all but the last three days of the preseason due to contract considerations with his status as Kansas City's designated franchise player. He reported two weeks ago and was activated from the NFL exempt list on Saturday.
09/07/16 - S Eric Berry was a full participant in practice on Wednesday and he's still on schedule to be activated before Sunday's regular-season opener against San Diego. Berry missed all four preseason games, waiting until the last week before signing his franchise player tender offer and reporting to the team.
09/04/16 - S Eric Berry will be activated in the coming week so he can play in Sunday's regular-season opener against San Diego. The Chiefs were given a two-week roster exemption for their Pro Bowl safety and he did not factor into the initial 53-man roster selected by the team. No question he will start against Chargers.