Eric Berry was the right choice all along. The Kansas City Chiefs safety was diagnosed with cancer after a game against the Raiders in November 2014. A year and three months later, Berry has been named the NFL's comeback player of the year.
Eric Berry's return from cancer earns him Comeback Player of the Year honors: https://t.co/LXONTCWGAx pic.twitter.com/2BAGk0HmsV— SB Nation (@SBNation) February 7, 2016
Berry has been an inspiration to millions. Carson Palmer was a great pick and Adrian Peterson had a great season but Berry was the right choice all along. Think of how many people you know have been affected by cancer. Berry is probably someone those people look up to.
One question: who were these 12 people?
Chiefs' Eric Berry drew 38 of 50 votes from nationwide panel of sports writers and broadcasters, per the AP. Were the other 12 out to lunch?— Herbie Teope (@HerbieTeope) February 7, 2016
Here's to Eric Berry, the NFL's comeback player of the year!
#NFLHonors #VFL Eric Berry via @NFL pic.twitter.com/8bceszBgUA— Tennessee Football (@Vol_Football) February 7, 2016
Eric Berry winning Comeback Player of the Year was the no-brainer award of the year. Dude beat cancer and was dominant.— Levi Damien (@LeviDamien) February 7, 2016
"There were some times I felt like I couldn’t do it anymore." -Eric Berry talking about beating cancer. "I feel like I’m dreaming right now"— Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) February 7, 2016