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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 trade for Rosenfels, Reynaud

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 3:06 a.m. ET
The Giants strengthened their thin QB and kick-return positions late Friday, acquiring veteran QB Sage Rosenfels and KR-RB Darius Reynaud from the Vikings in exchange for a 2011 fifth-round draft choice and a conditional 2012 pick based on how much ...

Burress denied work release

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
Former NFL WR Plaxico Burress has been denied work release and will have to serve his full prison term, according to the Associated Press.

Giants place QB Sorgi, WR Moss on I.R.

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
While cutting the roster down to 75 players Tuesday, the Giants placed two veterans on season-ending injured reserve.

Taylor, Hicks fined for Saturday's scuffle

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
The NFL fined Giants WR Hakeem Nicks and Steelers CB Ike Taylor $10,000 each for their fight during last Saturday's preseason game.

Giants experimenting with Bulluck at SLB

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
The Giants signed Keith Bulluck with the idea that he would be their middle linebacker, but that's not where he might end up.

Giants C O'Hara to miss rest of preseason

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Giants C Shaun O'Hara will miss the rest of the preseason with left Achilles tendinitis and ankle swelling.

Giants CB Ross sidelined by right foot injury

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
Giants CB Aaron Ross' availability for Week One is in jeopardy. He has a tear in the plantar fascia in his right foot and likely will miss the team's remaining two preseason games.

Eli Manning will play Saturday

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
After missing the Giants' second preseason game to recover from a forehead injury, QB Eli Manning will return to the field Saturday against the Ravens.

Sorgi unable to make throwing motion

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
Giants QB Jim Sorgi's shoulder injury is worse than he thought. Eli Manning's backup is unable to make a throwing motion due to his right shoulder injury.

Giants sign OL Shawn Andrews

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 10:01 a.m. ET
The Giants announced Friday that they have signed two-time Pro Bowl OG Shawn Andrews, a former first-round draft choice of the Eagles.

Cruz no one-game wonder for Giants

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 2 p.m. ET
Who is Victor Cruz? The undrafted rookie from Massachusetts was a star against the Jets, catching six passes for 145 yards and three touchdowns, and has a real shot to make the Giants.

Giants add rookie QB Randolph

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
With injuries keeping Eli Manning and Jim Sorgi out of Wednesday's practice, the Giants signed rookie QB Dominic Randolph to add some depth at the position.

Eli Manning will not play Saturday

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
Eli Manning said he feels fine after Monday night's head injury that required 12 stitches, but the Giants aren't taking any risks and he will sit out Saturday's preseason game.

Giants getting hit hard at tight end

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
The injury bug has hit the Giants hard at tight end, with four of the team's top five tight ends lost for various lengths of time.

Umenyiora set to play through hip injury

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 8:03 a.m. ET
Giants DE Osi Umenyiora has not had the smoothest offseason, but he admitted that he made selfish demands and said he thinks he made the right choice in not having hip surgery.

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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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