Giants pick CB Prince Amukamara 19th

Updated: April 29, 2011, 7:00 AM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New York Giants GM Jerry Reese vowed he would take the best player available on his board at No. 19.

But Reese and just about everybody else in the Giants war room were stunned as the first round unfolded.

With four quarterbacks going in the first 12 picks, a cornerback considered to be a top-10 talent by many dropped all the way into Reese's lap at 19. And the Giants did what they have done in the past -- take talent over need.

Despite needing ...

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