Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 6/28/13
If the New York Giants can find a way to settle the contracts of Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks, they might have the best group of pass catcher in the team’s history. Along with fellow receivers Reuben Randall and Louis Murphy, the Giants have a deep roster of route runners. Given the fact Eli Manning is their quarterback; the opportunity to have an explosive year is very good. According to Michael Eisen of Giants.com, after a down year, if the team and their top two receivers can stay healthy and happy, it looks to be a bright future for the Giants air attack. Eisen writes: 'Cruz’s 86 receptions were the second-highest total in Giants history, trailing only Steve Smith’s 107 catches in 2009. Nicks is looking to rebound from a 2012 season in which he was sidelined or slowed almost the entire year by a knee injury. He finished third on the team with 53 receptions, second with 692 yards and tied for third with three touchdown catches. Randall caught 19 passes and scored three touchdowns as a rookie and should play a larger role as an NFL sophomore in 2013. Five-year veteran and first-year Giant Louis Murphy has 115 career receptions for 1,707 yards (14.8-yard avg.) and seven touchdowns. In 2012, he played in all 16 games for the Carolina Panthers and caught 25 passes for 336 yards and a touchdown.'        
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