After being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in December, Kansas City Chiefs’ Eric Berry has been deemed healthy enough to resume his football career. The Chiefs open up their training camp today, and everybody will surely be excited to have him back. Berry had finished treatment in June, and some testing yesterday cleared him for the football field.
A three-time Pro Bowler, Berry has been among the top safeties in the league, after a storied career at the University of Tennessee. Although his transition back will be filled with caution, early indications say that he is in strong shape, even after chemotherapy. This has to be one of the best feel-good stories of the year.
See how the Chiefs announced his return: