Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz are both due big money very soon. This Photo is courtesy of the NY Daily News
In the past few days, several New York Giants players have publicly stated that they not only wanted Victor Cruz signed long-term, but they would take a pay cut to see it happen. Among them is team leader and Pro Bowl QB Eli Manning. He is on record as saying he wants Cruz back and would be open to restructuring his contract to make that happen.
With all the show of unity and support for Cruz, it makes one wonder about the contract status of Hakeem Nicks. The Giants have said they want both receivers around for a long time, yet, they have only discussed Cruz publicly in the last few weeks.
While it is a long off season, and there were reports during Super Bowl week that they were making Nicks a priority, they have been unusually quiet since. What could have changed in the course of a month and a half?
All the talk of Cruz recently has l...