When Aaron Curry came out of Wake Forest in 2009, many considered him a sure thing. The Seahawks ended up taking the linebacker with the fourth overall pick that year and five years later after being released by the New York Giants that sure thing is set to retire.
Curry announced his retirement from the NFL on Twitter saying…
After a lot of prayer. Consulting with God. The best thing for my family and myself is to retire from the … http://t.co/mLCkjm3PZb
— Aaron Curry (@AaronCurry51) August 28, 2013
Curry started 30 games in three seasons while in Seattle and was able to have a 73 tackle season back in 2010, but ended up losing the starting job to rookie KJ Wright in 2011. The Seahawks would later deal Curry to the Raiders for a seventh-round draft pick and a conditional pick in 2013.
Curry didn’t last long in Oakland as he was waived in November of 2012, and then later picked up by the New York Giants in May of this year.
At age 27, Curry fell victim to the first round of roste...