Found August 21, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Victor Cruz hobbled to meet the media on crutches yesterday his bruised left heel in a walking boot and his status for the season opener in question. The Giants wideout was upbeat and confident he will be ready for Week 1 in Dallas but coach Tom Coughlin refused to say the injury would be a short-term one. “Why does everybody look so sad?” Cruz asked as he limped up to the podium before yesterday’s practice. Though it seems likely Cruz will miss the rest of the preseason he professed no worries he will be ready to practice the week leading up to the Sept. 8 opener against the Cowboys. “Hopefully I can be back before then” he said. “But I do see myself envision myself out here on the practice field getting ready for that Cowboys game getting ready to go down to Texas to play those guys. That’s what I do envision.’’ Coughlin would not profess the same confidence. “Hopefully it’s not going to be a long time. Who knows? I don’t know that’’ said Coughlin. “He feels better from o

Victor Cruz Stars in New Pepsi Commercial (Video)

New York Giants star wide receiver Victor Cruz has been featured in some funny commercials in the past, but his new “Victory Sheets” pitch for Pepsi in which Cruz “visits Barry Lemke to see if he is fan enough” may be the most epic campaign yet. [RELATED: Manning Brothers Star in Funny 'Football On Your Phone' Rap Video] Cruz also starred in a new commercial for...

Victor Cruz is on crutches

  According to Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily News,  Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz was seen getting around on crutches today at the team facility Cruz on crutches and a walking boot today — Ebenezer Samuel (@ebenezersamuel) August 20, 2013 Cruz indicating he feels better today. Says he is mostly icing, taking NSAIDs to recover — Ebenezer Samuel (@ebenezersamuel)...

Victor Cruz says he’ll be ready for week one

Even though Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz was wearing a walking boot and was using crutches on Tuesday,  he believes he’ll be ready for their season opener. “Hopefully I can be back before then,” said Cruz, via “But I do envision myself being on the practice field getting ready for that Cowboys game and getting ready to go down to Texas to play those...

Victor Cruz Sporting Crutches and Walking Boot for Bruised Heel, Week 1 in Doubt?

New York Giants‘ star WR Victor Cruz left Saturday’s preseason game with a bruised heel, which was deemed a precaution since it is still the preseason. X-rays were done and came back negative, which seemed to alleviate everyone’s concerns. However, Cruz was spotted wearing a book on the troublesome heel and walking around with crutches. Initial reports states this this is just...

Victor Cruz in Walking Boot, Will Try to Play Week 1 (Photo)

At a Giants press conference today Victor Cruz addressed the media, but wearing a walking boot. Here are his thoughts about playing week 1 against the Dallas Cowboys: “Once swelling goes down, I think I’ll be ok. Hopefully I can be ready before two weeks from now. I do envision playing against Cowboys in opener.” It never looks good when you are on crutches and a boot two...

Victor Cruz Seen in Walking Boot, Says he’ll be Ready Week 1

During today’s Giants press conference Victor Cruz addressed the media, while wearing a walking boot. Cruz had suffered a contusion on his heel during the first quarter against the Colts Sunday night.  Cruz seems to be down playing the injury, as he feels that he should be good to go against the Dallas Cowboys come Week 1 of the regular season “Once swelling goes down, I think...

Giants' Victor Cruz likely out for remainder of preseason

The injury issues just keep piling up for the New York Giants. After suffering a heel contusion in Sunday's 20-12 loss to the Indianapolis Colts, Art Stapelton of the Bergen Record reports that it is unlikely wide receiver Victor Cruz will play until the regular season opener against the Dallas Cowboys. Head coach Tom Coughlin has not ruled Cruz out for Sunday's preseason...

Victor Cruz likely won’t practice on Tuesday with heel contusion

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Victor Cruz on crutches, in walking boot, vows to play opener

First there was concern then relief and now it seems we've circled back. Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz left Sunday's preseason game against the Colts with what was later described as a bruised heel. The X-rays were negative and the hope was that he would be ready to play in the season opener. And that's still the plan even though when Cruz met the media Tuesday he...

Victor Cruz day-to-day with a heel bruise

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz spoke with reporters about his heel injury from Sunday's preseason game and the expected timetable for his return to the practice field.

Hakeem Nicks on Victor Cruz injury: ‘He felt fine’

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