Prince Amukamara Injury: Giants CB Carted off Field with Reported Sprained Ankle

Jesse Reed@@JesseReed78Correspondent IAugust 24, 2012

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 24:   Prince Amukamara #20 of the New York Giants is carted off the field in the first half against the Chicago Bears during a preseason game on August 24, 2012 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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Prince Amukamara was carted off the field with a sprained ankle in the New York Giants' third preseason game against the Chicago Bears after tackling Brandon Marshall

His right leg hit the ground hard, and after he missed nine games in his rookie season with a broken left foot, Giants fans surely feared the worst. 

Thankfully, there is good news to report, though it's not all sunshine and roses, according to NFL: Around the League:

X-rays negative on Prince Amukamara's leg…

— NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) Aug. 25, 2012


Mike Garafolo of the Star-Ledger confirmed this report, adding:

Uh oh, HIGH ankle sprain for Prince Amukamara. That's much different than the low variety. #nyg

— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) August 25, 2012


The Giants can ill-afford to lose members of their secondary. Amukamara was slated to be the team's starter opposite Corey Webster, and losing him for any amount of time is going to be a big blow to the team. 

Stay tuned to Bleacher Report for more news on Amukamara's injury. We'll keep you updated as more information comes in.


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