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Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry recorded his first interception since returning from his battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

By SI Wire
October 25, 2015

Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry recorded his first interception since returning from his battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers

Berry made a diving snag on a ball that deflected off of Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown midway through the third quarter. After the play, Berry could be seen throwing the ball in the air and doing a bow-and-arrow celebration.

The interception is Berry’s first since he picked off two passes in Week 16 of the 2013 season. 

Berry was diagnosed with cancer last November and was forced to miss the last five games of the season. It was widely expected that he would at least miss camp while he recovered. However, he not only beat the disease, but was fully ready to play by camp. 

Berry has been named to the Pro Bowl three times since being taken by the Chiefs No. 5 in the 2010 NFL Draft.

 

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