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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

Tack FF Int
53 0 1

Giants rookie D-linemen wait to make impact

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
The Giants drafted DE Jason Pierre-Paul and DT Linval Joseph to upgrade their pass rush and run-stopping force, but the pair is off to a slow start.

Giants CB Ross injured in practice

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The New York Daily News is reporting that Giants CB Aaron Ross was tended to by trainers during Thursday's practice.

Broncos waive RB Brown with Maroney on board

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
The Broncos waived RB Andre Brown to make room for new RB Laurence Maroney.

Teams getting foggy on concussions

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
It’s clear that despite the NFL’s best efforts to make more stringent and closely monitored guidelines on players’ safety regarding concussions, teams are getting a little foggy with the rules and with information pertaining to these ailments.

Giants add TE Pascoe

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
The Giants added necessary depth to the TE position Tuesday promoting Bear Pascoe off their practice squad. To make room for Pascoe, they released LB Bryan Kehl.

Giants' defense makes marked improvement

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
The Giants' defense — which gave up 427 points a year ago — appeared markedly improved in its first contest under new coordinator Perry Fewell.

Giants may be without TEs Boss and Beatty vs. Colts

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
The Giants are in the market for a tight end after injuries to starter Kevin Boss and replacement William Beatty in their Week One victory vs. the Panthers.

Nicks, Bradshaw take over in New York

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
Last season, Giants QB Eli Manning made a fantasy star out of WR Steve Smith. This year, he's going to do the same thing with Hakeem Nicks.

Nicks' big day leads Giants to 31-18 win over Panthers

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
The New York Giants opened their new $1.6 billion home by beating the Carolina Panthers 31-18 with a big second half.

Five football recipes to try out on game day

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 2:23 a.m. ET
We asked five NFL players for the recipes they like the most, and they served up some delicious-sounding fare.

Giants' secondary starting to come into focus

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 1:31 a.m. ET
Although there are some things to iron out in the front seven, the Giants' secondary is beginning to look like a first-rate group again, CB Corey Webster told PFW.

Ex-Eagles OG Andrews could start for Giants

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Although he's been with the team less than a month, former Philadelphia OG Shawn Andrews may eventually supplant Rich Seubert at left guard, our NFC East Whispers indicate.

Giants CB Ross on Week One status: 'Don't count me out'

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
Giants CB Aaron Ross is listed as doubtful for Sunday's season opener against the Panthers but wants to play after practicing this week.

Giants sign seven to practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
The Giants have signed seven players to the practice squad. All seven were with the team for portions of training camp.

Pascoe leads list of Giants roster cuts

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The Giants have begun trimming their roster to 53 players with a somewhat surprising deletion: TE Bear Pascoe.

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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