Berry’s parents and coach talk about his comeback from cancer

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Eric berry says he tried to "be strong" throughout his battle against cancer. But he learned it wasn't possible every single day.

His goal while enduring six months of chemotherapy was to do five push-ups a day.

And there he was Wednesday morning returning to the football field for the first time since last November when a mass was discovered in his chest.

Berry was declared cancer-free on June 22. He passed a battery of tests over the last few days and was cleared to play Tuesday night.

Afterwards, Berry, his father, and Coach Reid spoke to the media for the first time since November when he went home to Atlanta to begin treatment.

Watch some of what they said in the video players above and below.