Eric Berry And His Chiefs Teammates Pay Tribute To Stuart Scott


Last year, the acting world lost Robin Williams. Sunday morning, the sports world lost Stuart Scott. And though they took separate paths and chased different dreams, both men, by all accounts, were cut from the same cloth.

Professionally, Scott, like Williams, was an original. When the red light glowed, his charisma, even throughout three bouts with cancer, followed suit.

On camera, viewers saw him as an old friend. Off of it, Scott, a selfless celebrity, treated them like one.

That, along with countless other reasons, is why the sports community collectively grieved when ESPN broke news of the anchor’s passing.

Obviously, cancer doesn’t discriminate. No walk of life is safe from its reach, which is a reality that ambushed the Kansas City Chiefs last November.

Pro Bowler Eric Berry, who has been diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma, paid tribute to Scott:

A host of Berry’s teammates did the same:

You can’t summarize a life in 140 characters.

However, if Scott’s own character proved anything, it’s that actions speaker louder than words anyway—even “Boo-Yahs!”