Eric Berry RUMORS & NEWS

  • Eric Berry, Chiefs finalizing six-year, $78 million deal

    NFL.com "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

    NFL.com "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

  • Chiefs are used to Eric Berry not giving up

    Kansas City Star "With Alex Smith’s demoralizing overthrow of Chris Conley in the end zone and Ross Travis flubbing of Smith’s pass on the next play, the Chiefs had botched their best, and maybe last, chance to get back in range of the Carolina Panthers on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium. It was 17-6 in the..." November 14