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Giants tight end Brandon Myers recently spoke with the Newark Star-Ledger and was asked if he’s disappointed with what is essentially a one year deal he got from the Giants this offseason after having a great year in Oakland last season.
It all worked out for the best. I’m with a great organization, a proven team with a proven quarterback (Eli Manning), in an offense that...
Wide receiver Victor Cruz and the New York Giants reportedly agreed to a five year, $43 million contract extension Monday. The deal, which is to be officially signed on Tuesday, will pay Cruz $15.6 million in guaranteed money.
Along with the $2.9 million Cruz was already guaranteed in 2013, a reported $9.5 million signing bonus brings the deal’s total value over $45 million.
New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride told the media that running back David Wilson has made ”significant” improvement in pass protection, but he’s “still not 100 percent.”
“You see a guy like David Wilson, who started with no clue on who to block, much less how to block, to a pretty good understanding of what it is that he has to do,” Gilbride said...
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning told the New York Post how excited he is that Victor Cruz’s contract extension is finally over.
“It’s going to be nice to not have to answer any more questions about Victor and his contract status with the team,’’ Manning said Tuesday in an email response.
Manning is certainly glad everything was done prior to training camp.
Tom Pelissero of USA TODAY Sports has a breakdown of Victor Cruz’s new contract with the Giants.
Cruz gets $15.654M mostly gt'd in the first two years. Then it's pay-as-you-go: $6.225M in 2015, $8M in 2016, $7.5M in 2017, $8.5M in 2018.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) July 10, 2013
As each day goes by, it looks like the Giants received quite a discount from Cruz.
So now that Victor Cruz is locked up with the New York Giants for another six seasons, what else is there to talk about now? Is it training camp yet?
Let’s look a little further and shift our attention to that other dynamic receiver in Hakeem Nicks. What does Cruz’s contract mean for Hakeem Nicks and his future? Does it have any bearing on how Nicks’ camp will leverage themselves...
The New York Giants were confident that they’d sign wide
receiver Victor Cruz to a contract extension prior to the start of the season.
While the process was dragged out through the offseason, a deal was finally
reached between Cruz and the Giants, as the team announced yesterday that the
wide out received a five-year, $43 million extension.
The extension will be added to Cruz’s...
According to ESPN New York, Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride said running back David Wilson has shown "significant" improvement from last season, but added that the second-year back "is still not 100 percent" where the team wants him to be.Fantasy Spin:"He still makes mistakes but there has certainly been some significant [growth]," Gilbride...
While the New York Giants didn't make any Earth shattering changes to their core roster, the team was able to add quality depth through the draft and free agency. Find out how Big Blue scored on The Giants Beat's offseason report card.