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Prince Amukamara carted off against the Bears

Prince Amakamura AP

The Giants lost cornerback Terrell Thomas for an indefinite period when he suffered a “stretched” and “aggravated” right ACL injury in late July. They’ve turned to 2011 first-round pick Prince Amukamara to replace Thomas.

The G-Men got bad news in Friday night’s preseason game against the Bears when Amukamara suffered a first-quarter ankle injury and had to be carted off the field. The injury appeared to be to Amukamara’s right ankle. The Giants immediately took him to the X-ray room.

Chicago’s offense subsequently attacked Amukamara’s side of the field, as quarterback Jay Cutler connected with wide receiver Brandon Marshall on a touchdown pass in replacement cornerback Bruce Johnson’s coverage.

Amukamara figures to undergo further tests to determine the extent of the injury in the coming hours and days. But the reigning Super Bowl champs can’t afford to lose him for an extended period of time.

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26 Responses to “Prince Amukamara carted off against the Bears”
  1. thehighhat says: Aug 24, 2012 8:43 PM

    Time to see if they can coax Elvis “Toast” Patterson out of retirement.

  2. nyjets1017 says: Aug 24, 2012 8:43 PM

    I would of left if i had to cover Marshall too

  3. vman0626 says: Aug 24, 2012 8:45 PM

    can’t even imagine what happened. it is as soft a tackle as you’re ever gonna see in the nfl….

  4. ravenseattheirownpoop says: Aug 24, 2012 8:46 PM

    I see why they keep throwing him in the tub. Dude is soft.

  5. denbronx says: Aug 24, 2012 8:46 PM

    I guess he needs to take another visit to the ice tub.

  6. rickastleydancemoves says: Aug 24, 2012 8:47 PM

    Prince Glass Body

  7. capitaloffense says: Aug 24, 2012 8:48 PM

    If it’s serious, I guess he will be getting another cold bath since he will be rookie again next year?

  8. dbones750 says: Aug 24, 2012 8:49 PM

    All you big men wanna hate on him cuz of the icetub story. I don’t see any of you tough guys in the NFL…

  9. muir6 says: Aug 24, 2012 8:52 PM

    He is not soft just young

  10. phoowes says: Aug 24, 2012 8:53 PM

    Did JPP carry him off the field?

  11. conseannery says: Aug 24, 2012 8:56 PM

    Rookie hazing period extended yet again.

    In all seriousness, hope he’s ok.

  12. huskersrock1 says: Aug 24, 2012 9:02 PM

    Better get ready for the cold tub Prince…..

  13. nygmenruleny says: Aug 24, 2012 9:04 PM

    When do we start calling him injury prone??

  14. Mr. Wright 212 says: Aug 24, 2012 9:05 PM

    It wasn’t as bad as it sounds. Looks like a strain, as he pushed off that foot to make the tackle.

    JP is on the sidelines in sunglasses to that clown who is still making jokes a WEEK later.

  15. 2ndaryinsanity says: Aug 24, 2012 9:08 PM

    As Prince went down, it looked like his right foot planted/jammed and the ankle/foot was in an unnatural position.
    I can’t help laughing at the comments from those of you claiming he’s soft. Unless YOU are a NFL player, your opinion means less than NOTHING. So, keep reliving your glory days as a high school football star and work on your fantasy football draft chart.

  16. timebandit24 says: Aug 24, 2012 9:08 PM

    Be excited to see how fast espn and Sirius make excuses for them if it last substantial time.

  17. covercorner says: Aug 24, 2012 9:14 PM

    Lot of injuries for the Giants.

  18. dlw492 says: Aug 24, 2012 9:17 PM

    HE HAS NO SWAG!

  19. mintberrycrunch1 says: Aug 24, 2012 9:17 PM

    Ummmmm, you guys know its not clever or funny when theres 15 comments in a row with lame jokes like “here comes the cold tub again”?

  20. baddegg says: Aug 24, 2012 9:17 PM

    Don’t worry, JPP will ice that ankle down for you…

  21. pftcensorssuck says: Aug 24, 2012 9:36 PM

    But when they wheeled him off the field, he had swag.

  22. omen316 says: Aug 24, 2012 9:37 PM

    Looks like bears gave up on that last drive
    I know it’s preseason but still

  23. drunkenagitator says: Aug 24, 2012 9:50 PM

    In sports there are guys who just can’t avoid getting hurt all the time. Just luck of the draw. Some guys avoid injuries for their entire career, some guys whole careers are injury after injury. There’s just no way of knowing beforehand. Doesn’t necessarily mean a guy is “soft”, perhaps he’s just unlucky. Fans like to toss around phrases like “poorly-conditioned” (as if they’re “conditioning” experts LOL) to make themselves appear intelligent, but they almost never have any idea of what they’re talking about.

  24. Mr. Wright 212 says: Aug 24, 2012 9:50 PM

    Just a sprain.

  25. cmdrsmooth says: Aug 24, 2012 10:25 PM

    Sorry JPP? I didn’t mean to get……..(dumped)

    Nice to know your team has your back.

  26. rhone16 says: Aug 25, 2012 9:08 AM

    I think it’s funny that during last year’s draft, many of my fellow 49er fans were mad that we passed up Prince to take Aldon Smith.

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