Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 11/19/14
Remember when everyone was gushing over Aaron Curry as a future NFL star and arguably the top defensive player and safest pick heading into the 2009 NFL Draft?  Whatever happened to him and how did all of the “experts” get it so wrong? Like Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant, it turns out the former 2009 first round pick (No. 4 overall) out of Wake Forest let things go to his head, admitting that the money changed him and caused him to lose his motivation. “Early in my career, I was just selfish and self-centered,” Curry said via the Newark Star-Ledger. “I was more about me than I was the Seahawks at the time. I was more focused on my own desires versus the franchise and the team. It was immaturity, and I’m glad I got past that stage.” Photo Credit: Giants.com Curry signed a six-year, $60 million deal with $34 million guaranteed in 2009.  He appeared in 35 contests (30 starts) and registered a total of 156 tackles with just 5.5 sacks and four forced fumbles in almost two and a ...
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  • Well one thing is for sure, selfish and self centered won't be tolerated on the New York Giants. I'm glad to hear he is rededicated because I truly believe this guy is gonna tear it up this season with the second chance he's getting. When he puts on the Giants Blue for the first time in a game that counts, the football world should begin to see why this guy was drafted 4th overall in the First Round in 2009. Go Big Blue!!!
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