Eric Berry

Eric Berry

S - KC
Height: 6' Weight: 212 lbsAge: 30College: TennesseeDrafted: #5 (1st Rd. by Kansas City)

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Eric Berry not on final injury report

Chiefs safety Eric Berry (heel) was a full participant in practice all week and was not on the team’s final injury report Friday. Barring an unexpected setback, he will play in Sunday’s AFC Championship game against the Patriots.

Fantasy Impact

Berry missed the first 13 games of the season with a heel issue and then sat out Week 17 and last week’s divisional round playoff game after the injury flared up. Head coach Andy Reid said Thursday that the veteran safety was looking like his old self again. Berry’s return will undoubtedly provide a boost as the Chiefs try to contain Tom Brady and the Patriots with a trip to Super Bowl LIII on the line.

Alex Johnson1 day ago
Eric Berry ‘out there looking like Eric Berry’

Chiefs safety Eric Berry (heel) was a full participant in both Wednesday and Thursday practices as the team prepares for Sunday’s AFC Championship game. Berry missed the first 13 games of the season with a heel issue and then sat out Week 17 and last week’s divisional round playoff game after the injury flared up.

Fantasy Impact

With Berry back to full participation, there is optimism in Kansas City that the star safety will be ready to go against the Patriots. “He looked good out there,” head coach Andy Reid said Thursday. “I see him out there looking like Eric Berry.” Defensive coordinator Bob Sutton was a little more hesitant on Berry’s status. “With EB right now, it’s truly a day-to-day deal, and it’s not coach-talk, that’s just how it is,” Sutton said Thursday. “We just kind of have to go and play each day, plan the practice accordingly and go. We obviously would love to have him out there.” Berry has played just 99 snaps this year but would undoubtedly provide a boost as the team tries to contain Tom Brady and the Patriots.

Alex Johnson2 days ago
Eric Berry misses practice Wednesday

Chiefs safety Eric Berry (heel) did not participate in Wednesday’s practice as the team prepares for Saturday’s playoff game against the Colts.

Fantasy Impact

It’s bad news for the Chiefs especially considering Berry was able to get in a limited session on Tuesday. It’s not known if this was due to a setback with the heel injury that has been giving him trouble all season, or just the team being cautious with their star safety. Berry missed the first 14 games of the season before returning for Weeks 15 and 16. He sat out Week 17 as the heel flared up during the week. His status for Saturday remains up in the air.

Alex Johnson1 week ago
Eric Berry sits out Friday, is questionable for Week 17

Chiefs safety Eric Berry (heel) did not practice Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Raiders.

Fantasy Impact

Head coach Andy Reid said the issue that kept him out Friday is the same one Berry has been dealing with all season. The star safety missed the first 13 games before making his season debut in Week 15’s loss to the Chargers. He practiced in full both Wednesday and Thursday of this week but the heal flared up and has put his Week 17 status in doubt. Reid said the team will monitor the issue in the coming days and would only say “we’ll just see as time goes on” when asked if Berry will play Sunday.

Alex Johnson3 weeks ago
Eric Berry a full practice participant for first time this season

Chiefs safety Eric Berry (heel) was a full participant in practice for the first time all season Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact

Berry made his season debut in last Thursday’s game against the Chargers after battling a heel issue for much of the year. He was limited to 30 snaps but said afterwards that he “felt pretty good.” The star safety led the team with six tackles in the first half before sitting out the third and fourth quarters, as planned. While he may still be on some sort of pitch count Sunday, he is expected to see an increase in snaps against Seattle.

Alex Johnson4 weeks ago