Found March 21, 2013 on NESN.com:
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NEW YORK — Quarterback Eli Manning said he will consider reworking his contract if it will help keep leading receiver Victor Cruz on the New York Giants. The two-time Super Bowl MVP indicated Wednesday at a sponsor event that the Giants haven’t asked him to redo his contract to free up cap space. But he said he would consider anything that helps the team. “I want Victor back with the Giants,” Manning said, adding that he checks the news every morning to make sure Cruz has not signed with another team. “It is nerve-racking. He is anxious. He has been dealing with this contract issue for a long time, last year and into this year. I know he wants to get this settled and get back to playing football, and just worrying about that.” The Giants recently allowed Cruz to enter restricted free agency, placing a first-round tender ($2.87 million for 2012) on the popular local product from Paterson, N.J., which is about 10 miles from MetLife Stadium. New York has the right to match any offer he...
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