The Seattle Seahawks are on the verge of trading Aaron Curry, according to multiple reports. Danny O'Neil of the Seattle Times reports Curry's contract is being restructured as a prelude to a trade. ESPN reports that his locker has been cleaned out and has told his teammates that he's gone.
No official word yet on who the trade partner is.
Curry was benched two weeks into the season in favor of rookie K.J. Wright so the reported trade isn't a major surprise.
Curry was the Seahawks fourth overall pick in the 2009 NFL draft and has struggled. Brian McIntyre notes he's "struggled with consistency, particularly in pass coverage, seeing playing time at defensive tackle in Seattle's nickel and dime packages." McIntyre also reports Curry restructured part of his contract before the 2011 season.
Curry was regarded as a safe pick in the 2009 NFL draft but that's apparently not the case two-plus years later.
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