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Chiefs Make Eric Berry Highest Paid Safety In NFL History

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The contract numbers are in for Kansas City Chiefs rookie safety Eric Berry and they're big.

Very big.

Per Jason La Canfora of NFL Network, Berry received a six-year contract worth a maximum of $60 million.

That's a $10 million per-year average that I told you they wanted to hit.

The guaranteed portion is $34 million.

The contract makes him the highest paid safety in the history of the NFL.

For a reference, fourth overall pick Trent Williams reportedly received a similar deal but with slightly less than $3 million more in guaranteed dollars.

Welcome to Kansas City, Eric Berry.

(H/T Jason Shore)