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Undrafted and out of work, the New York Giants took a chance on wide receiver Victor Cruz in the 2010 offseason.
He led the NFL in receiving yards during the 2010 preseason with 297 and tied for the lead with four touchdowns.
After playing five games, without recording a catch, he was placed on injured reserve for the remainder of the year.
Fast forward to today and Victor Cruz is growing more expensive by the game and off to a tremendous start.
After setting the N.Y. Giants franchise record for receiving yards in a single season (1,536), Cruz in only seven games has already 627 yards and seven touchdowns.
The problem? Victor Cruz is only making $540,000.… Read more
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Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz indicated he is interested in a new contract and he's hoping to "knock it out halfway through the season or during the season."
New York Giants wide reciever Victor Cruz has proven himself to the Giants, leading them to the Super Bowl, last year and for that reason alone, the wide receiver is requesting a new contract from the team, according to the New York Daily News.In his weekly paid interview on WFAN in New York, Cruz was asked about his contract situation. Last year, Cruz made 50 receptions and...
Victor Cruz has had his detractors. The New York Giants wide out had a breakout season in 2011 — catching 82 passes for a franchise record 1,536 yards and nine touchdowns — ending with the walk-on New Jersey native holding up the Lombardi Trophy last February.
Coming into this season, some still thought that defenses would catch up with the fleet-footed Cruz and had already...
During the 1980s, when the New York Giants played against the Washington Redskins, it was a battle for the ages.Week eleven of the 1985 season, Washington was at home against New York when Giants' linebacker Lawrence Taylor broke Redskins' quarterback Joe Theismann's leg while sacking him. Backup quarterback Jay Schroeder comes in and wins the game for Washington.The...
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz told Mike Frnacesa on 660 WFAN that he would love to get a new contract before the end of this season. Cruz also … Continue reading »
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Check out the video. New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning hit Victor Cruz with a perfect pass for a 77-yard touchdown with 1:13 remaining in their game against the Washington Redskins. The TD gave the Giants a 27-23 victory over the Redskins.
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is one of the best bargain's in the NFL. But that's all about to change after the season as Cruz is set to become a restricted free agent.
Cruz will make $577,000 this season. If the Giants cant make a deal with Cruz, other teams will have the chance to sign him. The Giants will have the right to match any offer from other...
Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall told the media that he feels like the Giants didn’t do anything special to win last week’s game. He said they really gave Victor Cruz … Continue reading »
Robert Griffin III came to the New York-metropolitan area and put on a show. He ran. He threw. He dodged New York Giants' defenders with breakaway speed and left many shaking their heads and bemoaning another meeting down the road.
The rookie sensation left something else on the field. A couple of costly turnovers and way too much time for Eli Manning to pull off another fourth...
There are two things that DeAngelo Hall is known for. Playing shotty defense, and running his mouth a lot. Occasionally, he gets a ball thrown right at him, but those best days are fleeting, though he likes to believe otherwise. … Continue reading →
At 5-2 and sitting on top of the NFC east, by all appearances the Giants seemed to be in very good shape. After all, Manning is having another All-Pro season and Victor Cruz is showing the football world that last season he wasn’t a one year wonder.However, all is not well in Giants-ville as questions regarding the Giants remaining schedule (which is the toughest schedule in the...
Earlier today Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall came out and stated that they gave Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz his game-winning 77 yard touchdown and that Eli Manning wasn’t a rocket … Continue reading »
The NFL gave us a very nice Week 7. There were some quality highlights and notable performances. This might have been the first weekend there weren’t any real upsets. I mean some teams covered that shouldn’t have, but as far as winners and losers go, I don’t think anyone got bounced from their Survivor League.
While there were a ton a highlights, we decided to bring you some...