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The New York Giants not only have to recover from missing the playoffs after winning the Super Bowl in 2012, but the Super Bowl host curse will rear its head again in 2013. However, I don’t believe in curses, and the 2013 draft offers sky-high potential to reform this back into a contender this season.
The passing game will improve with Hakeem Nicks healthy again, and the defense has potential for an overhaul through the draft that can make it better than it has been in years.... Read more
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Victor Cruz prepares to possibly hit free agency. Should the Giants sign him long-term? Photo courtesy of AP
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The Victor Cruz saga continues in New York with many of us wondering what is taking so long in signing him. I believe Victor has earned the right to a long-term deal. Now, I don’t believe in throwing...
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, there’s already a ton of interest in New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz as a restricted free agent and the new league year hasn’t even started yet. The Giants will likely give Cruz a first round tender, but that may not keep a team from signing him. The New York Giants slot receiver almost certainly will receive a first...
I can almost guarantee that there will be a mutiny in new York if the Giants let Victor Cruz walk away.
As farfetched as that scenario playing out may seem, Chris Wesseling of NFL.com, wrote that there is a lot of interest in the Pro Bowl receiver who burst onto the scene two seasons ago after the Giants signed him as an undrafted free agent.
NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport hears there...
Victor Cruz, WR, New York Giants (RFA)
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Victor Cruz took a chance last year. He had an opportunity to sign a multi-year contract last year, but he decided to hold out a year to hit restricted free agency and nab a bigger paycheck. While he didn’t necessarily duplicate his...
Giants corner back Corey Webster will return to the Giants after a sub-par 2012 season.
Jenny Vrentas of the Newark Star Ledger reports Webster will return at a reduced salary of $4 million in the final year of his contract, according to an NFL Network report -- saving the Giants $3 million in cash and cap. Webster struggled last season, but the Giants also would be hard-pressed...
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was a guest on Pro Football Talk on the NBC Sports Network as he continues his book tour. He made it clear that he wants wide receiver Victor Cruz to never play for another team.
”We want Victor Cruz to be a Giant, want him to be a Giant forever,” Coughlin told Erik Kuselias. “We have to have some patience here, everybody has...
According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News, Giants center David Baas has restructured his contract.
More salary cap room: Looks like C David Baas has agreed to restructure his contract, lowering his ’13 base salary from $4.25M to $1.25M …
— Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) March 7, 2013
The Giants were also able to have cornerback Corey Webster take a pay cut...
A person familiar with the deals says New York Giants cornerback Corey Webster and center David Baas have re-worked their contracts for the 2013 season with the team.
The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the Giants haven't announced the deals, told The Associated Press the starters and the team just finished work on the contracts.
NFL Network first...