Prince Amukamara's option picked up

Updated: May 1, 2014, 7:14 PM ET
By Dan Graziano | ESPN.com

The New York Giants on Thursday exercised their 2015 contract option on cornerback Prince Amukamara, the team announced Thursday.

As a 2011 first-round draft pick, Amukamara is subject to new CBA rules which allows a team to exercise a fifth-year contract option on its first-round pick if it so chooses. The deadline for doing so is May 3 of the fourth year, so the Giants had to make this decision by Saturday. Because Amukamara was picked outside of the top 10, the price of the option ...

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