Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/2/12
When David Douglas was weighing offers from multiple teams after he went undrafted in April, the rise of Victor Cruz from anonymity to burgeoning star certainly played a factor in Douglas choosing the Giants. "I've always heard great things about Coach (Tom) Coughlin and about (the Giants) building up young players," said Douglas, a 6-foot-1 receiver out of Arizona. "You see players like Victor Cruz that came up and got a shot while he was an undrafted free agent, and you've seen the things that he was able to do. The Giants do things the right way and it was a great opportunity to come up here." Of course, it didn't hurt that the Giants lost Mario Manningham to San Francisco in free agency. And with Hakeem Nicks recovering from a foot injury, a mixed bag of Ramses Barden, Jerrel Jernigan and Domenik Hixon are vying for the No. 3 receiver job with plenty of training camp reps to go around. "There's a ton of great receivers on this team," said Douglas. "What I'm trying to do ri...
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