Even after adding Malik Jackson, Jacksonville isn’t done making moves. Giants free agent cornerback Prince Amukamara is on his way to visit the Jaguars, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com (via Twitter).
Amukamara, 26, has had an up-and-down run with the Giants since his entry into the league in 2011, but some of his problems can be chalked up to injury. Of course, that’s a double-edged sword when evaluating a free agent. Amukamara’s only 16-game season came in 2013 and in the last two years, he has only taken the field for 19 contests. Still, in his 11 games in 2015, Amukamara was a difference maker, notching 63 total tackles, 10 pass deflections, one fumble recovery, and one interception.
When healthy, Amukamara has demonstrated the ability that made him the No. 19 overall pick in the 2011 draft. We expected the Giants to make a decent effort to re-sign Amukamara before free agency officially gets underway, but we haven’t heard much on that front this week. After signing Janoris Jenkins, the Giants appear poised to head into the season with Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and the ex-Ram as their top two corners.
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