Monday Morning Giants: Victor Cruz, Eli Manning, busy week ahead

Recapping a newsmaking weekend, and looking ahead to a busy week
6 days ago

Victor Cruz ‘100 percent,’ eyeing 2016 return

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has had a pretty rough road the last few years as he has not seen the football field since October 2014 due to calf and knee injuries. While General Manager Jerry Reese views anything the team gets from Cruz a “bonus”, the wide receiver seems pretty confident in his ability to play this year. Cruz spoke at a children’s health screening...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz: I’m 100 percent

During a press conference on Thursday, Giants General Manager Jerry Reese said that he views anything the team gets from wide receiver Victor Cruz this season is a “bonus” because Cruz has been out since October 2014 with knee and calf injuries. Reese also said that the hope is that Cruz is going to be…
Via Pro Football Talk
7 days ago

Jerry Reese: What we get from Victor Cruz will be a bonus

The Giants hoped to get wide receiver Victor Cruz back on the field last year after he tore a patellar tendon in his knee early in the 2014 season, but it never happened. A calf injury suffered early in training camp lingered throughout the summer and then got worse when Cruz tried to make it back…
Via Pro Football Talk
10 days ago

NFL Rankings: Top ten wide receiver duos for 2016

The NFL is turning into a passing league, as many analysts are stating, therefore the depth chart for wide receivers on each team is becoming more important. Free agency is not over and the NFL Draft has not happened yet, but let’s breakdown the top ten wide receiver duos in the league leading into the 2016 season. Elsa/Getty Images North America via Zimbio This list will start...
Via EndZoneScore
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz’s video raises hope, but not too much

We have seen encouraging videos before from Victor Cruz, without the desired end result. Cruz is hoping the most recent evidence he’s presented leads to bigger and better things, for him and the Giants. Cruz is attempting a comeback after missing the entire 2015 season with a left calf injury that required surgery and missing...
Via New York Post
24 days ago

Latest Victor Cruz workout update shows some progress

It’s not what has become the obligatory treadmill video for injured players, but Victor Cruz did show the world some evidence that there may be hope for his comeback. Via Jordan Raanan of, the Giants wide receiver posted an Instagram video of some workout highlights, including his sprinting off the line, jumping onto tall…
Via Pro Football Talk
24 days ago

WATCH: Victor Cruz is Killing It in the Gym As He Recovers From a Major Calf Injury

We didn't get to see Victor Cruz suit up for a single game last season, which is a shame. Not only does Cruz have one of the best NFL stories—an undrafted receiver out of UMass who turned himself into one of the most feared wideouts in the game—but his salsa touchdown dance had become iconic in New York. A lingering calf injury forced Cruz to sit out the 2016 season, and many...
Via Stack
25 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Victor Cruz, Walter Thurmond, Broncos, Redskins & Titans

Victor Cruz Giants WR Victor Cruz explained that he agreed to a pay cut this offseason because he’s open to be in New York “for the long haul.” “I’m just excited to be here with this team again,and I’m excited to be around this organization,” Cruz said, via “Excited to play for coach Ben McAdoo, who is a tremendous, tremendous coach. I’m excited...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz will reportedly take paycut to remain with Giants

The New York Giants and receiver Victor Cruz are in talks to rework his contract so he can remain with the club, per Art Stapleton of The Record. WR Victor Cruz and #Giants working out details that will keep him with team this season. Sounds hopeful something will get done, per source. — Art Stapleton (@art_stapleton) March 9, 2016   The talks were confirmed by Jordan...
Via Sportsnaut
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Giants to cut Cruz unless he takes pay cut

The New York Giants reportedly plan to release Victor Cruz unless he agrees to take a pay cut prior to the start of next season. According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, the team has informed Cruz that he will have to take less money to stick around. #Giants have informed WR Victor Cruz they will release him unless he agrees to pay cut. Negotiations under way, per source — Ed Werder...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz: ’80 percent’ chance I’ll be back with Giants

Victor Cruz’s future is clouded, but the wide receiver doesn’t expect to move on from the New York Giants. In an interview with For The Win, Cruz said there’s an 80-percent chance he’ll return to the franchise that signed him after going undrafted in 2010. Cruz missed the entire 2015 campaign due to a calf injury, which followed a season-ending torn patellar tendon...
Via Sportsnaut
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz’s New York City photo shoot literally stops traffic

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz never hit the playing field in the 2015 season, but he still knows how to get the attention of the Big Apple. However, he turned heads in a different way than we’re used to seeing when he and Mr. Flawless, a celebrity jeweler, took to the streets of New York City to stage a photo shoot. According to a report by TMZ Sports, Cruz and Mr....
Via Sportsnaut
January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz to have season-ending surgery

After months and months of speculation as to when Victor Cruz would make his 2015 New York Giants debut, we finally have an answer- never.  For the past few weeks, there seemed to be indications that Cruz was ready to make his comeback so Monday’s announcement that the wide receiver was going to have season-ending surgery to repair his injured calf came as a mild surprise.  What...
Via EndZoneScore
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

NYG Injuries: Ronnie Barnes

Who is the most powerful man in the NY Giants organization after the owners, the Maras and Tischs?  The answer might surprise you. The injury coverage here on this NY Giants blog has been an ongoing evolving story.  We keep peeling away layers of the onion to get to the truth.  The story of Victor Cruz is a big part of this injury web.  Today’s disclosure that Cruz will...
Via Ultimate NYG
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

GM Reese's comments cloud Victor Cruz's future with Giants

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz announced Monday that he will undergo season-ending surgery on his calf, and after a lost season, his future with the Giants seems uncertain at best.Cruz tore his patellar tendon in Week 6 of the 2014 season and hasn't appeared in a game for the Giants since. After missing the rest of this season, he will have played in just six of the Giants...
Via Fox Sports
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz Set to Undergo Season Ending Calf Surgery

Victor Cruz #80 of the New York Giants is carted off the field after attempting a catch in the end zone during the third quarter of a football game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 12, 2014. (Mandatory Credit:ESPN/Getty Images) On Monday Victor Cruz announced that he would undergo season ending surgery on his right calf. Cruz had been battling with a calf injury since the preseason...
Via The Sports Journal
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants' Cruz needs surgery on calf, won't play this season

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is not going to play this season, according to a video posted to Bleacher Report's website. The popular veteran announced that he will be having season-ending surgery on his left calf. The Giants had no immediate comment. Cruz has not played in a game since tearing a patellar tendon against Philadelphia in October...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Bad news in twos as Giants lose to Patriots while Victor Cruz's season ends

The New York Giants came close to beating the Patriots on Sunday, but the loss to New England wasn't the only one they took. According to the Bleacher Report, wide receiver Victor Cruz will have season ending surgery on his calf after not playing in one game this year.
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November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz to have calf surgery, will miss rest of season

The New York Giants fell to the New England Patriots on a last second field goal on Sunday. Despite the loss, the team is still a half game ahead of the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles for the lead in the NFC East. If the Giants are going to win the division and get into the playoffs for the first time since winning the Super Bowl in 2011, they will have to do it without...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz announces he will undergo season-ending surgery

The New York Giants patiently waited for Victor Cruz to be healthy, but they’ll be holding out for another year. In a video shared by Bleacher Report, Cruz announced he will be having season-ending surgery to repair his left calf. Cruz recovered from a nasty leg injury that prematurely ended his 2014 campaign, but the wide receiver couldn’t overcome a calf issue that has plagued...
Via Sportsnaut
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz announces season-ending calf surgery

Victor Cruz won't be suiting up in 2015.The Giants wide receiver, who has been out since Week 6 of last year after a gruesome knee injury, has tried to battle through a calf injury that he sustained in training camp. But on Monday Cruz announced in a video that he's going to have to shut it down and hope to get healthy for next year.Here is his full announcement:Last season, Cruz...
Via Fox Sports
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz to have season-ending surgery on calf

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz announced on Monday that he will not play at all during the 2015 season. Cruz is set to undergo season-ending surgery on his left calf. He spoke about the injury on Bleacher Report’s “Uninterrupted” platform. “This hurts, mainly because I worked so hard to come back from the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants WR Victor Cruz Undergoing Season-Ending Surgery

New York Giants WR Victor Cruz announced Monday that he’s undergoing season-ending surgery on his calf. Cruz ruptured his patellar tendon last year, which cost him the remainder of the season and limited him to appearing in just six games. However, once he was getting close to returning, Cruz unfortunately suffered the calf injury that ultimately cost him the entire 2015 season...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz has two sneaker closets; one just for his Jordan's

There are many athletes who have insane sneaker collections. Victor Cruz, though, is the first athlete we've heard of who has two closets just for his sneakers, with one dedicated to his Air Jordans only. In the video above from Complex Sports, the Giants wide receiver takes you inside both closets and shares some thoughts on sneakers. For example: On having two pairs of each sneaker...
Via Fox Sports
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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