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Had Victor Cruz been an unrestricted free agent this offseason, he would be a very rich man. That’s not to say that the first-round tender that the New York Giants offered him is keeping him in the poor house, by any standards. Many teams would love to add Cruz to their roster, but nobody is bold enough to pull the trigger to give up a first-round pick to the Giants. During the first week of free agency, the Giants owners have been very vocal about their desire to keep Cruz around. He’s a hometown kid, he’s a fan favorite, and he is obviously a very skilled football player. But owner’s desires don’t make much of a difference when it comes to contract negotiations, and most of them have trusted men in charge of making those decisions for them. Jerry Reese is the General Manager for the Giants, and he certainly isn’t going to show his hand to anyone. Reese spoke with Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, and refused to give up an inkling of what the Giants are doing with Cruz, and/or the possibility of him signing an offer sheet from another NFL team: “Well, first of all Mike, [...]
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Victor Cruz has stepped up his game in major ways on and off the field. On the field he may be known as Eli Manning’s go-to receiver with the flashy cha-cha end zone dance, however off the field he is showing a dapper, more stylish side.
This polish new look for Cruz has landed the New York Giants wide-receiver a spread in Dujour Magazine April’s issue. While looking...
Eli Manning is desperate to have wide receiver Victor Cruz back with the Giants. Cruz is in contract negotiations with the team.
New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch told Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network that they’re getting ready for a team to go after restricted free agent Victor Cruz.
Giants co-owner Steve Tisch is bracing himself for a team to go after RFA Victor Cruz. Says someone will probably make an offer.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 17, 2013
The Giants believe it’s a positive sign that...
The New York Giants have a conundrum going on, and it could end up being costly if some things aren’t worked out. Victor Cruz is a restricted free agent and wants to get paid.
The New York Giants main focus at wide receiver is Hakeem Nicks and they have a set number for Cruz, and don’t plan on going above it.
When money gets tight for NFL teams, they start to ask certain players...
Steve Tisch says he feels “anxious” over the Victor Cruz contract situation, while John Mara says he expects another team to try to sign the young wide receiver. And despite both owners claiming they’ll do what they can to reach a long-term deal with the New Jersey native, neither appears overly confident that a conclusion is near. That line of thinking does not apply to New...
New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch has voiced his concern over the possibility of teams trying to sign Victor Cruz to an offer sheet. Unlike Tisch, Giants head coach Tom Coughlin isn’t worried about a team possibly swooping in and snatching up Cruz, per Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post. At one point I thought a team may try to sign Cruz, but I really don’t think it’s going...
Quarterback Eli Manning says he'll consider reworking his contract if it would help keep leading receiver Victor Cruz on the New York Giants.
The two-time Super Bowl MVP indicated the Giants haven't asked him to redo his contract to open cap space. Manning, who spoke at a sponsor event in New York on Wednesday, says he'll consider anything that helps the team.
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is reportedly keeping a daily eye on the contract status of his favorite target Victor Cruz.
Manning spoke at the Samsung Spring Launch at the Museum of American Finance.
He was asked if he would restructure his contract to free up cap space to help Cruz secure his longterm deal.
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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...