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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

Pierre-Paul is the draft's biggest risk

Posted April 27, 2010 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Giants GM Jerry Reese continued his penchant for gambling, selecting the biggest boom-or-bust prospect in the draft, DE Jason Pierre-Paul, writes PFW's Eric Edholm.

2010 draft choices by team: Giants

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:11 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the New York Giants in the 2010 NFL draft.

Giants say Feagles might not punt again

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin and GM Jerry Reese indicated that P Jeff Feagles thinks he might not be physically able to play another year.

Reese’s stamp is all over Giants’ draft

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 10:37 p.m. ET
Each year, GM Jerry Reese has continued to take risks, but calculated, high-reward risks that continue to add talent to a good Giants roster.

Giants' defense will be tested early

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
The Giants and new coordinator Perry Fewell know that they will face two tough, but very different, challenges to open next season in the run-heavy Panthers and the passing-proficient Colts.

Giants' Reese once again goes with big upside

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 9:48 p.m. ET
Jerry Reese learned from Ernie Accorsi that you can never pass on pure pass rushers. They are just too rare. Thus, the selection of Jason Pierre-Paul should shock no one.

Giants may surprise with offensive pick

Posted April 11, 2010 @ 10:38 a.m. ET
Although most pundits expect the Giants to draft a middle linebacker with their first-round pick, the whispers we're hearing indicate that an offensive player, such as TE Jermaine Gresham, wouldn't be a shocking choice.

Giants sign ex-Seahawks S Grant

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
The Giants have added some insurance at safety with ex-Seahawk Deon Grant, which seems to suggest that the Giants are not expecting to have a healthy Kenny Phillips to start the season.

Giants re-sign veteran P Feagles

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
Veteran P Jeff Feagles signed a new contract with the Giants on Thursday, ensuring the 44-year-old will play his 23rd NFL season in 2010.

Giants' Coughlin expects Umenyiora to compete

Posted March 27, 2010 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
Tom Coughlin made strong comments last month, saying he wasn't prepared to guarantee a starting job to DE Osi Umenyiora, but Umenyiora has responded positively, Coughlin said.

Giants say Umenyiora can earn his spot

Posted March 14, 2010 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
DE Osi Umenyiora wasn't happy with his role in the Giants' defense last season, a unit that clearly underachieved. Will he be happy when next season rolls around? Stay tuned.

Giants sign Sorgi to back up Eli

Posted March 09, 2010 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
The Giants announced that QB Jim Sorgi, who has been Peyton Manning’s backup for the past six seasons, now will compete to be the No. 2 behind Eli Manning in New York.

Rams sign ex-Giants DT Robbins

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
The Rams have agreed to terms on a three-year deal with free-agent DT Fred Robbins, a key cog in the Giants’ defense during their 2007 run to the Super Bowl.

Report: 49ers sign QB Carr

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 10:50 p.m. ET
The 49ers have reached a contract agreement with QB David Carr, The (Newark, N.J.) Star-Ledger is reporting, quoting Carr's agent, Mike Sullivan.

Signing of Rolle speaks volumes about Phillips

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 2:01 a.m. ET
The Giants appeared upbeat on the subject of FS Kenny Phillips' health at the Indianapolis Combine. But their signing of free-agent FS Antrel Rolle suggests there might be a problem there.

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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