2017 NFL Free Agency: Eric Berry

2017 Free Agency Profiles  

Eric Berry

Defensive Safety

Team Kansas City Chiefs
Age (On Draft Day) 21.32
Height 6-1
Weight 211
Arm Length 33.25
Hand Size 9.625
Age Percentile 97.46
MSA Percentile 99.33
Explosive Lower Body Strength Score 98.72
Speed Score 96.81
Flexibility Score 93.81
Bench 19
Best NFL Production Score 99.24
Three-year NFL Production average 61.89675

 

Prospect CHECKLIST

 Yes All-Pro and Pro Bowl Age Percentile: 76 or Higher 90% of Multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl DS Since the 1998 NFL Draft Class were in the 76 Percentile or Higher of age ranked from youngest to oldest
 Yes All-Pro and Pro Bowl MSA Percentile: 82 or Higher 100% of Multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl DS’ Since the 1998 NFL Draft Class were in the 82 Percentile or higher in MSA
 Yes All-Pro SS Arm Length: 33’’ or Longer 100% of Multiple All-Pro SS’ since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had 33’’ or Longer Arm Length
 Yes All-Pro FS Arm Length: 29’’ or Longer  100% of Multiple All-Pro FS’ since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had 29’’ or Longer Arm Length
 Yes All-Pro SS Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: 91.53 or higher  100% of Multiple All-Pro SS since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had an explosive lower body strength score of 91.53 or higher
 Yes All-Pro FS Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: 33.48 or higher  100% of Multiple All-Pro FS since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had an explosive lower body strength score of 33.48 or higher
 Yes Pro Bowl SS Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: 66.24 or higher  100% of Multiple Pro Bowl SS since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had an explosive lower body strength score of 66.24 or higher
 Yes Pro Bowl FS Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: 33.48 or higher  100% of Multiple Pro Bowl FS since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had an explosive lower body strength score of 33.48 or higher
 Yes Starter Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: 15.46 or higher  100% of 64 start or more DS since the 1998 NFL Draft class had an explosive lower body strength score of 15.46 or higher
 Yes All-Pro Speed Score: 85.80 or higher  80% of multiple All-Pro DS since the 1998 NFL Draft class had a speed score of 85.80 or higher
 Yes Pro Bowl Speed Score: 42.12 or higher  100% of multiple DS since the 1998 NFL Draft class had a speed score of 42.12 or higher
 Yes Starter Speed Score: 23.38 or higher  100% of 64 start or more DS since the 1998 NFL Draft class had a speed score of 23.38 or higher
 Yes All-Pro and Pro Bowl Flexibility Score: 85.89 or higher  87.5% of multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl DS since the 1998 NFL Draft class had a flexibility score of 85.89 or higher
 Yes Starter Flexibility Score: 23.02 or higher  100% of 64 start or more DS since the 1998 NFL Draft class had a flexibility score of 23.02 or higher
 Yes Starter Bench: 4 reps or more  100% of 64 start or more DS since the 1998 NFL Draft class had 4 reps or more on the bench press

*MSA Rating: The average score of a prospect’s market share production, strength of schedule and age percentile scores

*Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: A score formulated from a prospect’s vertical, broad jump and mass density measured against all his positional peers since 1998.

*Speed Score: A score formulated from a prospect’s 40-yard dash and mass density measured against all his positional peers since 1998.

*Flexibility Score: A score formulated from a prospect’s short shuttle, 3-Cone and mass density measured against all his positional peers since 1998.

NFL Market Share Production

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Metric Recommendation: Eric Berry coming out of Tennessee in 2010 had it all. Elite production, size and athleticism. Since then, he has had a torn ACL in 2011, a high ankle sprain in 2014 that limited his production and fought leukemia in 2015. Berry has become a what have you done for me lately type of prospect? Not surprising that the Chiefs haven’t been exactly knocking down doors to get him a long-term deal.

But you can’t deny that what he was in 2010, is intriguing enough to see if you can rekindle it in the future. Thus I would recommend 5,990,625 to 6,313,000 a year adjusting for the recent salary cap increase. This is a high floor and conservative ceiling due to his injury history. I’m not sure if Berry will ever get back to what he was about to become in 2010. However, he should be compensated for what he has proven to produce in the present when he’s almost as healthy as he can be.

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