Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry is playing really well. Really, really well. Pro Football Focus currently rates Berry, who is barely a year removed from his cancer diagnosis, as the No. 1 safety in the NFL.
Let me repeat that: Eric Berry is the No. 1 rated safety in the NFL by Pro Football Focus.
How amazing is that? Berry has just looked more active this year compared to previous years. I haven't done a full breakdown of where he plays this year vs. last but it feels like he's playing more coverage rather than sitting at the line of scrimmage like he has done in the past.
If Berry doesn't win comeback player of the year they should stop giving out the award.
All of the Chiefs safeties were ranked like this, per PFF:
1. Eric Berry
13. Husain Abullah
52. Ron Parker
63. Tyvon Branch
Three of these players - Berry, Abdullah and Branch - are in the final years of their contracts. No word on who the Chiefs want to bring back...