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Chiefs' Eric Berry uses some basketball tips to help cover tight ends

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Andy Benoit of The MMQB has a piece with two things of interest to Kansas City Chiefs fans.

The first being Andrew Luck dissecting his final touchdown pass in the Chiefs-Colts playoff game last January. Maybe that's not of interest to you, the Chiefs fan, considering how the game ended but it's an interesting read on what Luck saw on the play.

The second one is on Eric Berry, which includes a very interesting quote from Berry on how he's been improving his work in man-to-man coverage against tight ends.

"I have a homeboy, Roy Spencer, who helped me out a lot." Spencer, who grew up with Berry in Georgia, is 6-foot-8 and played professional basketball in Italy last year. "We've been working on different jump-ball situations, different routes. Working on facing a big body because I'm 6-feet, most tight ends are 6-6, 6-7."

After all the great basketball tight ends in the league -- the Chiefs currently have one in Demetrius Harris and previously had a guy you may have heard of named Tony Gonzalez -- it's fitting that Berry is turning to basketball to cover those guys. I'm already excited to see how the Chiefs will handle Julius Thomas in Week 2 and Rob Gronkowski in Week 4.

Definitely check out the whole post by Andy.

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