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The New York Giants 2013 season will be a big transitional year for the franchise, because of a lot of unknowns to sort themselves out at various positions. The first unknown is of course the wide receiver position. Victor Cruz has yet to sign an extension and if he doesn’t sign before the season begins, will put a lot of pressure on the Giants’ front office, because of Hakeem Nicks. The Giants would love to re-sign Nicks and Cruz to long-term deals, but the higher the price to keep Cruz becomes, the less likely Nicks will stay on the Giants or vice versa... Read more
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Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz reportedly showed up at the team's facility on Friday and signed a $2.879 million restricted free agent tender.
Talks have once again slowed down between the New York Giants and Victor Cruz as both sides are trying to reach an agreement to have Cruz in New York for a long time.
As the negotiations continue, it harkens back memories of last year when another New York team was in talks with a restricted free agent and one source even said “They will match any offer on him up to 1 billion dollars...
Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride expressed disappointment at the inconsistent attendance at offseason team activities by the two receivers.
After missing all nine of the New York Giants' voluntary offseason workouts, veteran wide receiver Hakeem Nicks showed up for the start of the team's mandatory three-day minicamp.
Nicks said he spoke with coach Tom Coughlin on Tuesday morning about his absence, but he would not disclose why he didn't attend the organized team activities despite being pressed by a horde...
According to Josina Anderson of ESPN, Victor Cruz plans on reporting to the New York Giants facility to sign his restricted free agent tender. He remains hopeful that something will get done before training camp begins at the end of the next month.
Victor Cruz told me he's on his way to the Giants facility this am. He intends to sign his 1st-round restricted free agent tender...
At one point, the New York Giants and wide receiver Victor
Cruz were believed to be nearing an agreement on a long-term contract
extension. That no longer appears to be the case, as Ian Rapoport of NFL.com
reports negotiations between the Giants and Cruz’s representation are moving “incredibly
As for #Giants and Victor Cruz, talks moving incredibly slowly. Source acknowledges...
If he didn’t sign the tender offer soon, the Giants could have decreased it even more. They are still trying to work out a long-term deal, but once he signs he is obligated to attend camp or he will be fined.
Victor Cruz told me he's on his way to the Giants facility this am. He intends to sign his 1st-round restricted free agent tender of $2.879M
— Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson...
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Pacman Jones arrested
Hakeem Nicks reports to Giants mini camp
Victor Cruz still holding out
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According to Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPNNewYork.com, Giants quarterback Eli Manning told him that he’s texted back and forth with wide receiver Hakeem Nicks and expects him to show up for this week’s minicamp.
Eli Manning said he has been texting with Hakeem Nicks and expects the WR to be at minicamp tomorrow.
— Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) June 10, 2013
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It’s sounding like Tom Coughlin is reaching his breaking point regarding the Victor Cruz contract situation.
On the very first day of the mandatory mini-camp for the team, the team’s restricted free agent wide receiver was again, a no-show to camp, just like he was for the team’s OTA’s last week, and it’s something Coughlin spoke on Tuesday with reporters.
After being warned by coach Tom Coughlin that now was not the time to slack off, the New York Giants held their final workout before the start of training camp in late July.
Coughlin put the team through a short jog through Thursday in ending a mandatory three-game minicamp for rookies and veterans.
The only notable player missing was leading receiver Victor Cruz, the restricted...