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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-Patriots preseason game time changed

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The kickoff of the Giants-Patriots preseason game on Wednesday, Aug. 29 has been changed from 7:30 p.m. ET to 7 p.m. ET.

Coughlin says 'chance' DT Shaun Rogers might play

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
Despite developing a blood clot in his left leg a little more than a week ago, there is a chance DT Shaun Rogers might play this season.

AP Source: Strahan close to deal with 'Live!'

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Michael Strahan is in talks to be named co-host of "Live!" beside Kelly Ripa.

Report: Bears to work out P Dodge

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
The Bears will work out former Giants P Matt Dodge, ESPNChicago.com reported Tuesday.

Coughlin addresses viral video of Giants' prank

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was asked Sunday about a video of CB Prince Amukamara getting thrown into a tub of ice water that went viral.

Giants sign DT Thomas

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 4 p.m. ET
The Giants signed former Broncos DT Marcus Thomas to a one-year deal on Thursday, ESPN’s Josina Anderson first reported.

Carey, No Doubt to perform before first NFL game

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Mariah Carey and No Doubt are superstar acts, but they'll be the openers for the NFL's first game of the season.

Giants cut LB Sintim, DE Trattou

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
The Giants waived LB Clint Sintim and DE Justin Trattou and signed DB-RS Laron Scott and DT Bobby Skinner.

Giants DT Rogers out for season with blood clot

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
Giants DT Shaun Rogers will miss the 2012 season because of a blood clot in his left calf, head coach Tom Coughlin told reporters Tuesday.

Giants WR Nicks activated from PUP list

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Giants WR Hakeem Nicks has been activated from the physically-unable-to-perform list, the team announced Monday.

Giants still must develop better CB depth

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Even with good news on Terrell Thomas' knee, the Giants must get better play from its other CB options, including Prince Amukamara.

Giants CB Thomas says 3-8 weeks needed to rehab knee

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Giants CB Terrell Thomas said he might need anywhere from 3-8 weeks before returning to the field.

Wife of Jaguars CB Ross wins Olympic gold

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The wife of Jaguars CB Aaron Ross won the gold medal in the women's 400 meters Sunday at the London Olympics.

Devin Thomas announces retirement

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Bears WR Devin Thomas has told the team that he is stepping away from the game.

Giants' Herzlich tries to continue his rise

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Giants MLB Mark Herzlich is competing for a starting role on defense.

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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