Thursday July 14th, 2016

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The Kansas City Chiefs and safety Eric Berry are not expected to reach an agreement on a long-term contract, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Berry skipped some of the team's early workouts after not signing his franchise tender that will pay him $11 million in the upcoming season. If he does not sign a deal with the Chiefs, he is allowed to negotiate with other teams. The team that signs Berry will give up two first-round picks to Kansas City. 

Berry's camp was reportedly targeting a deal similar to the five-year, $51.25 million extension the Vikings gave to safety Harrison Smith.

Berry earned Comeback Player of the Year honors from the Associated Press after coming back from a battle with Hodgkin's lymphoma​ in 2014.

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Last year, the Chiefs and linebacker Justin Houston reached a six-year, $101 million deal with $52.5 million guaranteed on the July 15 deadline.

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