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Newly acquired New York Giants linebacker Aaron Curry was once considered a 'can't miss' prospect, but somehow he didn't hit and missed badly (when you google his name, 'bust' comes up asone of the subects). Curry admits he didn't do all the thing that he could of, but former standout NFL linebacker and Curry's position coach in Seattle thinks he's ready to get his star crossed career back on track. As the fourth pick overall in 2009, he signed a six-year, $60 million contract with $34 million guaranteed and admits he became 'self absorbed.' According to Dan Hutchinson of the Star-Ledger, Curry realizes the wasted opportunity in Seattle, and the one he has with the Giants. "There may have been some things that were distracting Aaron," Norton said. "Sometimes things have to happen to us as people, sometimes we have things taken away from us before we realize and appreciate what we have." "He was a 4-3 linebacker playing off the ball and you’re not going to get sacks," Norton said. "He’s probably the best linebacker I’ve ever had to play over the tight end and just dominate him. "There were a whole lot of expectations. You don’t see the sack numbers and people say this guy isn’t doing what he’s suppose to be doing. At the end, his legs and knees were hurting a lot and he was unable to stop on a dime. He couldn’t do all the things he was supposed to do." Curry adds: "Coach Norton was just honest with me," Curry said. "He would never let me slide on anything. He was harsh but I knew it was because he cared. He tried to get me to the point where I understood there was a certain way to be an NFL linebacker. It took some time."    
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