N.J. native Vinny Curry has emotional reaction to being drafted by the Eagles

    Now this is a guy who wants to be in Philadelphia.

    Neptune, N.J., native Vinny Curry was on WIP with Angelo Cataldi this morning to talk about being drafted to the Philadelphia Eagles.
    The defensive end was the 59th overall pick, and boy is he excited to put on the green uniform. Curry compared being drafted by the birds with a movie script — lifelong fans gets picked for the team.

    You can listen to the interview at KYW’s website. Here’s a snippet of Curry’s reaction: “I saw that 215 area code, and I just broke down and started crying.”

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