Found March 25, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
PLAYERS: Victor Cruz
TEAMS: New York Giants
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz, who is arguably the most popular player on the team is getting low-balled with a 7 million dollar a year deal that is just ludicrous. It’s ludicrous, because Danny Amendola and Wes Welker didn’t set the market for slot receivers. Amendola was underpaid, because he decided to play for the New England Patriots who always underpay players. And Wes Welker was just trying to take as much money as he could, because he’s nearing his mid-thirties... Read more

Report: Giants offered Victor Cruz $7 million per year

According to Gary Myers of the New York Daily News (via, the Giants have offered Victor Cruz a contract that exceeds $7 million per year.  The offer also includes a ”sizable amount” of guaranteed money. The offer is also believed to be a three to four year deal that would give him a chance to land another big contract before he retires, per Myers. The Giants offer...

Giants likely using Marques Colston’s contract as a bench mark

Now that we know the New York Giants have offered Victor Cruz a contract that would pay him $7 million per year, we have a pretty good idea of where they got that number from. Joel Curry of the National Football Post believes the Giants are using Marques Colston’s contract as a bench mark for Cruz. Colston signed a five-year, $36.3 million contract with the Saints last offseason...

Victor Cruz Finally Gets Offer From New York Giants

Victor Cruz is one of the hottest young wide receivers in the NFL; definitely worth much more than the $2.89 million tender that the Giants have on him. The question has been whether the Giants are going to be willing to pay him appropriately or not. If you can believe what you hear on the World Wide Web about a football team from New York it appears that they are actually going...

Report: Giants make offer to Cruz

The New York Giants are trying to reach an agreement with WR Victor Cruz, who is a restricted free agent. They reportedly have made him a sizable offer.

Is Victor Cruz ready to bet on himself?

The New York Giants offer is reportedly out there. A multi-year deal which would pay restricted free agent Victor Cruz $7 million per year. The deal would also pay him a hefty signing bonus, making him worth more than both Wes Welker and Danny Amendola, who have set the market for slot receivers in the NFL. But is that enough for Cruz? Is he ready to accept a deal that would pay...

Report: Giants Offer Victor Cruz $7 Million Per Season

Victor Cruz isn’t necessarily known as a slot receiver by trade.  Cruz can excel in the slot, and on the outside.  The Giants seem to see Cruz as a slot receiver and are trying to pay him as such. New York Giants chairman and executive vice president Steve Tisch predicted that Cruz would get a “higher” annual salary than the $6 million recently given to the two top slot...

Diehl agrees to new deal with Giants; Cruz waits

The New York Giants put a little more money in the Victor Cruz contract fund this week by cutting the salary of right tackle David Diehl by nearly $3.5 million. The paycut was revealed when a look at Diehl's salary for this season was listed at $1 million on the NFLPA website Wednesday. The 11-year veteran had been scheduled to make $4.37 million in the final year of his contract...

Victor Cruz Wants to Stay with New York Giants According to Friend J.R Smith

New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith, a close personal friend of NFL star Victor Cruz, said on Saturday that the wide receiver “pretty much” wants to remains with the New York Giants long-term. And with those comments, the entire planet has now officially (okay, so, not officially) weighed in on the Cruz-Giants situation. “I hope he [stays],” Smith told the New York Post on Saturday...

Victor Cruz receives offer from Giants

New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch knows restricted free agent wide receiver Victor Cruz will make more than Wes Welker, who signed with the Broncos for $6 million a season, because 
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