Timeline of Eric Berry’s Journey from Cancer to NFL Return

September 12, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In early January 2015, Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry posted the following quote on his Facebook page: "'You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live' ~Stuart Scott."  
ESPN sportscaster and anchor Stuart Scott had passed away on Jan. 4 after succumbing to a longtime fight against appendiceal cancer. 
It was clear why the quote resonated with Berry: He himself was undergoing chemotherapy treatments for the cancerous mass that was discovered in his chest the previous month. 
On Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, Berry, whose career has been marked by achievements, will have his greatest one yet: He will take the field in an NFL game after successfully beating cancer.
Berry's journey from diagnosis to returning to the field hasn't been especially long—unfolding in less than a year—but it has been emotional.
Berry is the heart and soul of the Chiefs, a locker-room leader who is on...

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