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Victor Cruz and the New York Giants agreed to a contract extension on Monday — finally.
After months of back and forth between the two sides, Cruz and the Giants hit an accord on a five-year, $43 million extension that will keep the Pro Bowl receiver in New York through 2018, according to Jay Glazer of Fox Sports. Add that extension onto the one-year, $2.8 million tender that Cruz signed in June, and the entire contract is worth more than $45 million, including nearly $16 million guaranteed.
Cruz didn’t exactly get the $10-12 million in annual salary he was looking for, but he did manage to break the bank for a cool $9 million per-year average and, maybe more importantly, got some long-term security for himself.
While he didn’t exactly get market value like Percy Harvin ($11 million per year) in Seattle or Mike Wallace ($12 million per) in Miami, Cruz did what was best for himself. He wanted to remain with the Giants and didn’t want to deal with the hassle of another season of uncer...
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Wide receiver Victor Cruz and the New York Giants reportedly agreed to a five year, $43 million contract extension Monday. The deal, which is to be officially signed on Tuesday, will pay Cruz $15.6 million in guaranteed money.
Along with the $2.9 million Cruz was already guaranteed in 2013, a reported $9.5 million signing bonus brings the deal’s total value over $45 million.
Tom Pelissero of USA TODAY Sports has a breakdown of Victor Cruz’s new contract with the Giants.
Cruz gets $15.654M mostly gt'd in the first two years. Then it's pay-as-you-go: $6.225M in 2015, $8M in 2016, $7.5M in 2017, $8.5M in 2018.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) July 10, 2013
As each day goes by, it looks like the Giants received quite a discount from Cruz.
The New York Giants and wide receiver Victor Cruz have agreed to terms on a six-year deal.
Cruz’s new deal with the Giants is worth $45.879 million and gives the team control of him though 2018.
Initially Cruz, 26, was said to be seeking close to $10 million annually after notching his second consecutive 1000 yard season.
The Giants were unwilling to meet Cruz’s initial demands...
The New York Giants were confident that they’d sign wide
receiver Victor Cruz to a contract extension prior to the start of the season.
While the process was dragged out through the offseason, a deal was finally
reached between Cruz and the Giants, as the team announced yesterday that the
wide out received a five-year, $43 million extension.
The extension will be added to Cruz’s...
Time for salsa lessons Juan…
2012 Recap: Cruz finished the 2011 season as a top 5 fantasy performer, but couldn’t repeat the magical big play season in 2012 as the Giants offense struggled overall. He did however turn in a decent season, but the sustainability of the big play week in and week out didn’t seem possible. Cruz posted 86/1092/10 (12.7 YPC, way down from 18...
As you can see from this photo taken by Paul Schrager of FOXSports.com, New York Giants wide reciever Victor Cruz quickly made his way to the Giants facility to sign his new contract extension.
It looks like Cruz feels like he’s on top of the world now that he’ll be making about $8 million a year to go along with $15 million in guaranteed money.
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Per a ProFootballTalk source with knowledge of the negotiations, the New York Giants and wideout Victor Cruz are “very close” to finalizing along-term deal for the Pro Bowl receiver.
The source says the deal could come very soon. Even as early as Monday afternoon.
Cruz, 26, has been an instant spark plug for the Giants offense since coming into the league. In just two professional...
Jay Glazer first reported that the New York Giants and wide receiver Victor Cruz agreed on a five-year deal worth up to $43 million.
The new extension will go on top of his current one-year tender, with the grand total being worth $45.879 million and keeping him on the roster through the 2018 season.
Now Curz’s deal is a bit different than most, the deal fully-guarantees him $15...
Wide receiver Victor Cruz will continue to hit his end zone salsa and throw up “The Roc diamond” for five more seasons with the New York Giants. Jay Glazer of Fox Sports is reporting that Cruz and the Giants have agreed to a five-year $43 million deal.
Giants and Victor Cruz have agreed to terms on new 5-yr extension for $43 million on top of his 1 yr tender. Expected to sign...
According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, the New York Giants and wide receiver Victor Cruz have agreed to a five-year, $43 million contract extension.
Giants and Victor Cruz have agreed to terms on new 5-yr extension for $43 million on top of his 1 yr tender. Expected to sign it by tomorrow
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) July 8, 2013
So all in all, that's six years, $45.879 million...
Now that the New York Giants have locked up Victor Cruz with a long-term contract, they’ll likely turn their attention to Hakeem Nicks.
According to the New York Daily News, Nicks sounds “lukewarm” when it comes to signing an extension before the end of this season.
The Giants would also like to re-sign Nicks at some point, but preliminary talks with his agent went nowhere...
Season 3, Episode 117 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start of by talking about the new contract signed Monday by New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz as it relates to the one that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown signed last year in training camp. That discussion leads to us talking more about young receivers such as Cruz that are probably...