Chicago Bears cornerback Prince Amukamara has set the bar extraordinarily excessive for this season.
“I am actually in search of a 10-pick season,” Amukamara advised the Chicago Tribune.
A lofty objective to make sure since Amukamara has simply seven interceptions over the span of his total seven-year NFL profession. In truth, his final choose was in September 2005 when he intercepted then-Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins.
“I am reaching for the celebs, proper?” the 29-year-old Amukamara stated. “However on the similar time, I do know what I am able to. I understand how exhausting I’ve labored. And yearly I maintain placing these targets on the market. As a result of when it lastly does occur, I can circle again to the time that I stated it.”
Amukamara signed a three-year, $27-million deal within the offseason after recording 48 tackles in 14 video games in 2017.
He was chosen by the New York Giants with the 19th general choose of the 2011 NFL Draft. Amukamara spent 5 seasons with the Giants earlier than working the 2016 marketing campaign with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
In his profession, Amukamara has 358 tackles, 58 cross breakups and three pressured fumbles in 83 profession video games.