Aaron Curry, the No. 4 overall pick of the 2009 NFL draft, announced his retirement via Twitter on Wednesday.
The linebacker's decision came three days after he was released by the New York Giants.
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, 27, enjoyed his best season in 2010, collecting career highs of 73 tackles and 3.5 sacks.