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Aaron Curry
LB #51
Wake Forest
TOTAL 48 203 163 40 5.5 0 12 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 OAK 2 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 OAK 11 46 32 14 0 0 3 -- -- -- -- --
2011 SEA 5 22 16 6 0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2010 SEA 16 73 60 13 3.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2009 SEA 14 61 54 7 2 -- 6 -- -- -- -- --

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Selected by Seattle Seahawks in first round (fourth overall) of 2009 NFL Draft, April 25, 2009…Signed first contract, Aug. 9, 2009…Traded by Seahawks to Oakland for Raiders’ 2012 seventh-round selection and conditional 2013 draft choice, Oct. 14, 2011.

Selected by Seattle Seahawks in first round (fourth overall) of 2009 NFL Draft, April 25, 2009…Signed first contract, Aug. 9, 2009…Traded by Seahawks to Oakland for Raiders’ 2012 seventh-round selection and conditional 2013 draft choice, Oct. 14, 2011.

CAREER: Former first-round pick acquired via trade with Seattle in October 2011…Played in 35 games with 30 starts in two-plus seasons with Seahawks before joining the Raiders and starting nine games in 2011…Career totals include 202 tackles (162 solo), 5½ sacks and 12 passes defensed.

2011: Played in 16 combined games with two teams…Saw action in five games with Seattle before being traded to the Raiders in Week 6, then played 11 contests with the Silver and Black, with nine starts…Recovered two fumbles on the season, returning one for first career touchdown…Totaled 68 tackles (48) with five passes defensed on the season…(9/18) at PIT: Totaled six tackles (four solo) and one pass defensed in final start with Seahawks…(10/16) vs. CLE: Started at OLB in Raiders debut, in first home game after the passing of owner Al Davis …(11/10) at SD: Matched a season high with five solo tackles…(11/20) at MIN: Recovered a fumble by WR Michael Jenkins on the final play to seal a 27-21 victory…(12/18) vs. DET: Scored first career touchdown on a 6-yard fumble recovery, following a sack by Tommy Kelly…(12/24) at KC: Matched a season-high with six tackles.

2010: Started all 16 games in second NFL season…Posted 73 tackles (60 solo), 3½ sacks and one pass defensed…(10/17) at CHI: Sacked Jay Cutler in red zone to force Bears to settle for a field goal in eventual 23-20 Seahawks win…(11/14) at ARI: Established a career-high with two sacks in 36-18 win; first dropped Derek Anderson on a third down in the first quarter to put the Cards out of field-goal range, then forced an Anderson fumble recovered by Seattle on a third-quarter sack that led to a FG… (12/12) at SF: Tied a season high with eight total tackles (six solo), including ½ sack…Postseason: (1/8/11) vs. NO: Racked up seven tackles (five solo) in NFC Wild Card victory…(1/16/11) at CHI: Recorded two tackles and first career interception, picking off a fourth-quarter pass from RB Matt Forte and returning it 23 yards to set up a Seahawks touchdown.

2009: Played in 14 games with two starts as a rookie…Inactive for two games due to a shoulder injury…Totaled 61 tackles (54 solo), two sacks, six passes defensed and two forced fumbles…(9/13) vs. STL: Made  NFL debut, starting at LB…(9/27) vs. CHI: Recorded first NFL sack, forcing a fourth-quarter fumble from Jay Cutler recovered by Seattle with the Seahawks trailing by a point; Seattle cashed in the takeaway for a go-ahead field goal…(10/11) vs. JAC: Established a career high with 10 tackles (nine solo), including a third-quarter sack on which he forced a David Garrard fumble recovered by Seattle; the Seahawks parlayed the fumble into a touchdown, en route to a 41-0 win.

COLLEGE: Recipient of the 2008 Butkus Award, presented to the nation’s top linebacker…Started 49 of 51 games at Wake Forest, finishing career ranked third in the school’s record book 45½  tackles for loss…Finished ninth on Wake Forest’s all-time list with 332 total tackles…Named All-America and first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference as senior after leading team with 105 total tackles…Presented the Butkus by the award’s namesake, who visited the campus in early December to present the honor. 

PERSONAL: Attended E.E. Smith High School in Fayetteville, N.C. …Named conference Defensive Player of the Year and earned all-region honors after registering 123 tackles as a senior…Selected to the North Carolina-South Carolina Shrine Bowl as a tight end…Married with two sons…Spent time at the Alameda County Canned Food Collection in June of 2012…Volunteered his time at Fremont Christian School in San Pablo, Calif., in December 2011.

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  • Stafford coughs it up

    Posted Dec 18, 2011

    Tommy Kelly strips Matthew Stafford deep in Lions territory. Aaron Curry recovers for the Raiders and takes it into the end zone for a touchdown.

  • Curry Meets the Press

    Posted Oct 14, 2011

    New Raiders LB Aaron Curry spoke to the media after his first practice in Silver and Black.