Chiefs Lose Eric Berry For Season

After the most lopsided opening day loss in the history of the franchise, the Kansas City Chiefs learned Monday afternoon that Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry will miss the remainder of the 2011 season.

It's bad enough to lose to an inferior opponent in your home opener but when you lose your best safety, one has to feel that this Kansas City Chiefs team is a bit snake bitten.

In the first quarter Sunday, Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson dove at Berry's knees in attempt to make a downfield block. Some would say it was a cheap shot and the NFL will review it.

But regardless of whether or not the hit costs the young receiver any cash, the Chiefs lose their starting safety and it will cripple their deep secondary.

Minus Berry, Sunday the trio of Kendrick Lewis, Jon McGraw and Sabby Piscatelli were ineffective against the Bills. The Chiefs were scrambling Monday to search for another safety to add to the roster once Berry is officially put on injured reserve.

If the team can't find a veteran safety, they might re-sign Reshard Langford, who was cut when the Chiefs trimmed their final roster to 53 players.

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