Chiefs S Eric Berry Named to 2015 AP All-Pro First Team

It’s the second time for Berry in his career



The Associated Press released it's All-Pro teams for the 2015 season Friday, and for the second time in his career (2013), Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry can call himself a member of the first team.

"For Berry, 2015 was a particularly special season," writes the AP's Barry Wilner. "He was diagnosed with lymphoma and this time a year ago was undergoing chemotherapy. He returned in spectacular fashion, helping the Chiefs win their final 10 games this season to make the playoffs."

"It's an incredible honor. It means a lot to me," said Berry, per the Associated Press. "Football's a team game, so I have to give credit to those guys around me as well. We've been hungry from the get-go. I don't know how to explain it, but I think you see it throughout our play. I think our play speaks for itself."

a few special moments in the career of Eric Berry.

Berry has compiled 61 tackles (55 solo) and 2 interceptions in his return season since leaving the team in 2014 to battle and eventually defeat Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Berry also finished the season as Pro Football Focus' fifth highest-rated safety in the league.

Read more from the Associated Press website here.

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