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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

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Giants release PK Graham; claim OT Meredith

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
The Giants released PK Shayne Graham on Monday after being rewarded OT Jamon Meredith off waivers from the Lions.

Manning throws 2 TDs as Giants top Lions 28-20

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw two touchdown passes to lead the New York Giants to a 28-20 victory over Detroit and send the error-prone Lions to an NFL record-tying 24th straight road loss.

Giants sign PK Graham

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
The Giants signed PK Shayne Graham on Saturday after starting PK Lawrence Tynes suffered an ankle injury on Friday.

Giants' defense shines on first downs, in first halves

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 9:31 a.m. ET
Want a hidden factor to the Giants' recent success? Here you go: They have played excellent first-down and first-half defense.

Nicks swiftly becoming an elite fantasy receiver

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
It's not a surprise that Giants WR Hakeem Nicks is having a big season, but how quickly he has leapfrogged fellow WR Steve Smith is somewhat shocking.

Air attack and run defense lead Giants over Texans

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw two of his three touchdown passes to Hakeem Nicks and the New York Giants held Houston to a franchise-low 24 yards rushing in a 34-10 win over the Texans on Sunday.

Giants' blocking depth becoming serious issue

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The Giants are suffering through some problems, primarily with their offensive line, that could put them in a bind up front.

Bears-Giants earns huge ratings for NBC

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
NBC announced on Monday that the Week Four contest between the Bears and Giants recorded the best overnight rating for an NFL primetime game in October in 10 years,

Giants knock out Cutler, take down Bears

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 11:34 p.m. ET
The New York Giants knocked out Jay Cutler with a nine-sack first half and limited Chicago to 110 total yards in a 17-3 victory on Sunday night that left the NFL with only one undefeated team.

Dodge's punting job may be on line

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 9:58 p.m. ET
Having gotten off to a lackluster start to the season, Giants P Matt Dodge may need to deliver Sunday night when he has to punt to dangerous Bears PR Devin Hester, according to NFC East Whispers.

NFL's Week Three fines

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
Here is a list of players fined for actions in Week Three games.

Giants DE Kiwanuka out vs. Bears

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
Giants DE Mathias Kiwanuka, who is tied for second in the NFL with four sacks, will miss Sunday's game vs. the Bears due to a bulging cervical disc in his neck.

Turf toe may sideline Bulluck vs. Bears

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Giants SLB Keith Bulluck has missed the past two days of practice with turf toe, but is hopeful he'll be on the field Sunday night against the Bears.

Bears-Giants matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
The Bears' offensive line has faced elite pass rushers over the past two games in OLBs DeMarcus Ware and Clay Matthews, and it won't get much easier for Chicago's front five in Week Four.

Parcells on future: 'I know I want to do something'

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Bill Parcells said in a conference call with New York reporters on Thursday that he is open to doing something new.

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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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