Found July 11, 2013 on Overtime:
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 against Jerry Reese and co. when it comes time to talk a new deal? Does Cruz’s deal set up an opening for Nicks to return long-term after 2013, or after 2014 if the Giants use the franchise tag on Nicks for 2013? [Head explodes] Rather than try to answer all those questions here in July of 2013, I believe Nicks’ situation will provide its own twist as we go forward. Cruz embodies everything that is what the New York Giants are about – a blue collar work ethic where toughness must always persevere to reach the end goal of winnings championships. It was displayed from Cruz by his drive from coming into the le...
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