|No. 75 Philadelphia Eagles|
|Date of birth:||June 30, 1988|
|Place of birth:||Neptune, New Jersey|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||279 lb (127 kg)|
|High school:||Neptune (NJ)|
|NFL Draft:||2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 59|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2016|
Vinny Curry (born June 30, 1988) is an American football defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for Marshall, he was drafted by the Eagles in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft.
Curry had his breakout season in 2010, as a junior where he had a career high 12 sacks. As a senior in 2011, Curry had 74 tackles, 11 sacks, and 6 forced fumbles. The 11 sacks were the sixth most in the nation and the 6 forced fumbles were second. Curry became the first Marshall player to win C-USA Defensive Player of the Year since Albert McClellan in 2006.
2012 NFL Draft
|Ht||Wt||Arm length||Hand size||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 3 in||266 lb||32.6 in||9.2 in||4.98 s||4.40 s||6.90 s||32 in||9 ft 2 in||28 reps|
|All values from NFL Combine|
Curry signed a four-year contract with the team on May 9, 2012. His first year was uneventful, he played 6 games, started zero, and finished with 9 combined tackles. He was given an increased role in his second year, finishing with 17 tackles, 5 assists, 4 sacks, and 2 pass deflections. Curry had a breakout season in 2014, where he played all 16 games. Although he didn't start a game, and he only recorded 17 tackles and 2 assists, he had an impressive 9 sacks, second on the team only to Connor Barwin and led the team in forced fumbles, with 4. In a disappointing 2015 season, Curry was moved to outside linebacker and struggled to find a groove, totaling 12 tackles and 3.5 sacks in 16 games and no starts.
Although there was speculation that Curry could leave the Eagles in free agency, the arrival of new defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz and the transition back into a 4-3 defense cemented his return to Philadelphia. On February 2, 2016, Curry was re-signed to a 5-year deal with the team, worth up to $47.5 million with $23 million guaranteed.