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Details of Victor Cruz's Bears deal show it’s highly incentivized

Victor Cruz can earn up to $4 million this year as a member of the Chicago Bears, but he’s only guaranteed an eighth of that amount.As Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune details, Cruz is only guaranteed $500,000 this season that comes by way of a signing bonus. He has a base salary of $1 million that is not guaranteed, can earn an additional $500,000 in roster bonuses and $2 million...
Via Sportsnaut
June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Ben McAdoo: ‘No accuracy’ to Victor Cruz’s sabotage claims

New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo has disputed Victor Cruz’s claims that the team froze him out of the offense in order to justify ultimately cutting him loose this offseason.“Do you believe it’s accurate? There’s no accuracy to it,” McAdoo said when asked about the veracity of Cruz’s claims, via's worth noting that given the headaches and drama McAdoo already...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz photoshops face into old Bernard Berrian pic on Instagram

In a hurry to make his agreed-upon deal with the Chicago Bears a reality, Victor Cruz and his Instagram people did some solid photoshop work. That’s Cruz’s face inserted into an old Bernard Berrian photograph. Berrian spent four seasons with the Bears, wearing the No. 80.It’s kind of funny but also really pretty cool. Obviously Cruz is extremely excited about getting another...
Via Sportsnaut
May 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Victor Cruz agrees to deal with Bears

Victor Cruz was not lying about having no intentions of retiring, and the former New York Giants wide receiver has found himself a new home.Kimberly Jones and Ian Rapoport of NFL Network are reporting that Cruz has agreed to sign a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears. The timing of the signing is interesting, as one of Chicago's better receivers was held out of organized team activities...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz: Giants stopped looking his way to make cutting him easier

Former New York Giants wideout Victor Cruz isn’t too happy with the team.Cruz, 30, had a down year in 2016, catching 39 passes for 586 yards and one touchdown before the Giants decided to part ways with him.Ask Cruz, though, and the Giants put on a bit of sabotage to hurt his numbers and make it easier to cut him, as he told "The Breakfast Club" (h/t Dan Benton of Giants Wire...
Via The Sports Daily
May 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Victor Cruz, Ravens have 'mutual interest'

Now that the draft has come and gone, the market for veteran wide receiver Victor Cruz seems to be perking up.Not long after reports surfaced that Cruz will visit with the Jacksonville Jaguars at some point this month, Art Stapleton of the Bergen Record added that the Baltimore Ravens and Cruz have “mutual interest” in one another and could set up a meeting of their own. The...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Victor Cruz set to visit with Jaguars later this month

Former New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz has not received any interest on the free-agent market after the team cut him loose earlier this offseason.There’s a very good reason for this. Cruz, 30, has played a total of 21 games in the NFL since the end of the 2013 season while dealing with multiple injuries.It started back in 2014 when the former Pro Bowler suffered a serious...
Via Sportsnaut
May 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz has message for those who think he's retiring

There has seemingly been very little interest in Victor Cruz on the free agent market this offseason, but the veteran wide receiver is not letting that rattle his confidence.In a video he created for Bleacher Report’s Uninterrupted on Thursday, Cruz made it very clear that he is not going to be forced into retirement. “I just want to clear up one thing. There’s one thing I’ve...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Victor Cruz visiting with Panthers

The Carolina Panthers’ receiving corps has been one of their biggest obstacles for a few years now. To help solve the problem, GM Dave Gettleman is meeting with former New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz, according to Black and Blue Review and Mike Garofolo.Gettleman, who worked in the Giants’ front office when Cruz helped lead them to a Super Bowl XLVI victory, should...
Via Sportsnaut
February 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz has not heard from Giants about taking pay cut

Victor Cruz is set to earn $7.4 million in base salary with the New York Giants next season, and it is very clear that he is no longer the same player he was when he signed the contract he is currently playing under. But as of now, the team has not asked him to take less money.That could be a bad thing.The Giants are almost certain to either ask Cruz to take less money in 2017 or...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

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