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Prince Amukamara

Prince Amukamara - #20 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 207 lbs.
Birthday 06/06/1989
Birthplace Glendale, AZ
College Nebraska
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 1st round, 19th pick by Giants

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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53 0 1

Giants rout Eagles in Reid's expected finale

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw five TD passes in the Giants' 42-7 win over Philadelphia on Sunday in what might have been Andy Reid's final game as the Eagles' coach.

Personnel changes coming for the Giants

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Expect the Giants to shave some salaries and allow some veterans, like OT David Diehl, to walk in the offseason.

Week 17 playoff scenarios

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
Seeding is up for grabs in the AFC, while five teams fight for two spots in the NFC playoffs in Week 17.

NFC East Spin cycle: Setting up a D.C. showdown

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 3:05 a.m. ET
The Giants can’t win the NFC East. But the Redskins and Cowboys both have a shot to claim the division, and they both could make the postseason.

Ravens rout Giants to win AFC North

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco threw for 309 yards and two touchdowns, and the Ravens defeated the Giants 33-14 Sunday to capture their second straight division crown.

Are Giants looking past Kenny Phillips?

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Could these be the final few games in Kenny Phillips' Giants career? Don't rule it out.

Scout's Notebook: Giants SS Stevie Brown

Posted Dec. 19, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Nolan Nawrocki breaks down the strengths and weaknesses of Giants rising unsung secondary star Stevie Brown.

Cruz visits home of Giants fan, 6, killed in Conn.

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
Giants WR Victor Cruz has visited the home of the 6-year-old Connecticut shooting victim who was buried in a replica Cruz jersey.

Week 16 playoff scenarios

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
First-round byes and playoff spots are up for grabs in Week 16. See how it can happen in the playoff scenarios.

NFC East Spin cycle: Three-team race in NFC East

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
The NFC East is a logjam at the top: The Redskins, Cowboys and Giants are all at 8-6 with two weeks left to settle things.

Falcons make statement by shutting out Giants

Posted Dec. 16, 2012 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
Julio Jones caught two of Matt Ryan's three TD passes and the Falcons handed the Giants their first regular-season shutout since 1996.

Giants counting on more from their rookies

Posted Dec. 14, 2012 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
The Giants most likely will need a few of their rookies to step up as the games are getting more important.

Don't sleep on these Ravens just yet

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
The Ravens might look like they are in turmoil right now, but they have the character and wherewithal to come out of it stronger in the playoffs.

Key matchup: Falcons running game vs. Giants run defense

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
In Wednesday’s key matchup, we look ahead to the Week 15 battle between the Falcons and the Giants in Atlanta.

Week 14 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 11, 2012 @ 8:30 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Cam Newton, Stevie Brown and David Wilson as its Players of the Week.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 13, 2012
Amukamara was inactive for Sunday's game against Atlanta.||||||| Amukamara, who has played in 10 straight games and suffered his injury in the fourth quarter against New Orleans last Sunday, has battled back problems and a broken toe since his rookie season last year.
Posted Aug. 24, 2012
Amukamara is inactive for Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.||||||| Amukamara was projected as a starter for the Super Bowl champions after Terrell Thomas was lost for the second straight season with a knee injury. He has missed both regular-season games with a high ankle sprain. Rookie Jayron Hosley got the start Sunday.
Posted Aug. 06, 2011
Amukamara remains sidelined as he recovers from a fractured bone in his left foot.||||||| Amukamara has returned to practice and could debut soon.
Posted Aug. 05, 2011
Amukamara has completed his first practice with the New York Giants, hours after signing a four-year, $8.18 million contract.||||||| Amukamara looked a little lost Friday, closely following secondary coach Dave Merritt during special teams drills and veterans during defensive portions of the two-plus hour training camp workout at the Giants' headquarters. The 19th pick overall, Amukamara took a dawn flight from Nebraska and didn't arrive at the team facility until well after the team started its day.
Posted April 29, 2011
The Giants didn't hesitate to take Nebraska cornerback Prince Amukamara with the 19th pick overall when the Big 12 defensive player of the year was still available Thursday night.||||||| General manager Jerry Reese and coach Tom Coughlin both said that Amukamara was the highest rated player on their board when they picked. But the Giants braintrust still discussed the choice. The team even waited a few minutes to see if anyone was willing to make a trade offer, but no one tempted them to pass on Amukamara, who Reese described as a quality individual on and off the field.

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