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Aaron Curry, an outside linebacker who was picked 4th overall by the Seattle Seahawks in the 2009 NFL Draft, has announced via Twitter that he is retiring. Curry never quite lived up to expectations in Seattle and was ultimately traded to the Oakland Raiders for two late draft picks. After an unsuccessful stint in Oakland, Curry was waived and signed on with the New York Giants. The Giants released Curry during their 75 man cuts and it would appear that was Curry’s last chance.
Here’s Curry’s tweet:
After a lot of prayer. Consulting with God. The best thing for my family and myself is to retire from the @nfl. I enjoyed it #DeliveredDefender
Curry was considered a can’t miss pick by most scouts, which just goes to show you that there’s no such thing as a sure thing in the NFL and no spot is ever guaranteed.
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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...
Former Giants LB Aaron Curry has announced his retirement via his Twitter page:
Curry was thought to be a sure thing coming out of Wake Forest back in 2009 when the Seahawks made him the 4th pick in the draft. Curry never lived up to the hype though in Seattle and was traded to Oakland where he struggled with injuries.
Good luck to him in his life post football.
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