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Eric Berry Health & Football Status Update

An update on Chiefs safety Eric Berry

After several rounds of thorough testing and a process that concluded late Tuesday evening, Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been cleared to take the practice field with the club for Wednesday morning's practice with quarterbacks, rookies and injured players.

Head Coach Andy Reid and Head Athletic Trainer Rick Burkholder will address Berry's medical and football timeline post practice on Wednesday. Following their address, Berry will hold a press conference at 1 p.m. in the Presidential Room at Blum Union on the campus of Missouri Western State University.

Media members are asked to please visit Blum 220 prior to the availability to be credentialed and directed to the proper location. All media outlets are permitted to carry the events live, however, please plan accordingly as cabling will not be allowed.

Berry (6-0, 211)was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma in December of 2014 following Week 12 of the regular season. He began treatments immediately and wrapped up his final treatment this June. He has played in 60 games with the Chiefs (53 starts), recording 323 tackles, 5.5 sacks and eight interceptions. Berry joined the Chiefs as the club's first-round draft pick (fifth overall) in the 2010 NFL Draft.

What:  Head Coach Andy Reid and Head Athletic Trainer Rick Burkholder Addressing Eric Berry Status Post Practice
            Safety Eric Berry Press Conference Regarding the Health & Football Timeline at 1 p.m.

When:  Wednesday, July 29, Post Practice and 1 p.m.

*Where: *Post Practice On-Field with Reid and Burkholder
              Presidential Room, Blum Union for Eric Berry Presser

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