At 30, Bears cornerback Prince Amukamara knows he’s getting older, and is convinced he’s still getting better.
“The game against the Eagles, that was probably the best game I’ve ever played in my career,” said Amukamara, a nine-year veteran completing his third season with the Bears. “I was targeted, not no catches [against], go some PBUs [pass break-ups] and made all my tackles.
“To be in Year 9 and still have room to grow and play your best game — that was very encouraging for me. Because when you get up to Year 9, Year 10, it’s so far past the average [NFL career length], you always have it in your mind, ‘Ok, could this be the end of my career?