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Victor Cruz

Victor Cruz - #80 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 204 lbs.
Birthday 11/11/1986
Birthplace Paterson, NJ
College Massachusetts
Years played 4

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
86 1092 10

Giants sign OG Boothe; line returns for '13

Posted March 25, 2013 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
The Giants on Monday announced that OLG Kevin Boothe has re-signed after spending time on the free-agent market.

New York Giants: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the New York Giants, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Giants re-sign OT Beatty

Posted Feb. 27, 2013 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
The Giants signed OT Will Beatty to a five-year deal, the team announced Wednesday.

Giants owner's nephew arrested in Conn.

Posted Feb. 25, 2013 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
The nephew of Giants owner John Mara has been charged with felony assault in Connecticut.

Reese: Giants' Tuck wants to regain form

Posted Feb. 23, 2013 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
Giants GM Jerry Reese has spoken to DE Justin Tuck about him regaining his form of two seasons ago.

Lattimore hopes to inspire during incredible comeback

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 7 p.m. ET
South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore isn't letting a gruesome knee injury slow him down en route to his path to the NFL.

Giants re-sign DT Rogers

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
The Giants re-signed DT Shaun Rogers on Thursday, the team announced.

Giants release RB Bradshaw, DT Canty

Posted Feb. 06, 2013 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
The Giants released RB Ahmad Bradshaw and DT Chris Canty on Wednesday, the team confirmed.

Giants release LB Boley

Posted Feb. 05, 2013 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
The Giants released LB Michael Boley on Tuesday, the team announced.

Is Canty a cap concern for Giants?

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 9:59 p.m. ET
DT Chris Canty carries a high salary-cap figure and a balky knee. Is that enough for the Giants to cut him?

Eli Manning added to NFC Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 16, 2013 @ 10:26 p.m. ET
Giants QB Eli Manning will replace Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers on the NFC roster for the Pro Bowl.

Giants could seek more pass-rush help

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 10:51 p.m. ET
The Giants' pass rush fell way off this season, which could lead them to seek more DE help from the draft.

Panthers name Gettleman general manager

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced Wednesday that Dave Gettleman has been hired as general manager.

Expanding the playoffs a bad idea

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Expanded playoffs? Bad idea if the wild-card games were a clue. Plus, how Leslie Frazier and Mike Shanahan handled QB decisions.

NFC East Spin cycle: Redskins claim first division title since 1999

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
The Redskins are in the playoffs and everyone else is home for the rest of the holidays. Surprised? So are we.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 11, 2013
The New York Giants have placed a first-round tender on Cruz, allowing the wide receiver to enter restricted free agency. Team owner John Mara says Monday that the Giants will risk having Cruz agree to a contract with another club. New York has the right to match any offer, and if the Giants allow him to leave, they will get a first-round draft choice as compensation.||||||| The tender is worth $2.879 million for 2012 for Cruz, who has not made half of that in his three pro seasons. But Cruz believes he can earn more on the open market. Cruz has become one of the most popular athletes in the New York area with his salsa dances after touchdowns. He has 168 receptions for 2,628 yards and 19 touchdowns. He made the 2012 Pro Bowl and is considered one of the league's best slot receivers.
Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Cruz had three catches for 21 yards in Sunday's 33-14 loss to the Ravens.||||||| Cruz had his second straight three-reception effort as the Giants' passing attack has floundered the last two weeks.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012
Cruz hauled in eight catches for 121 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 52-27 win over New Orleans.||||||| With 76 receptions, Cruz is all but certain to surpass his career high of 82 set last season. He doesn't have a great matchup in Week 15 against an Atlanta Falcons defense that's allowed just 13 passing touchdowns - tied for the third-fewest in the league.
Posted Oct. 22, 2012
Cruz caught seven passes for 131 yards, including the game-winning 78-yard touchdown from Eli Manning in the Giants' 27-23 win over the Redskins on Sunday.||||||| Cruz's touchdown catch was his seventh of the season, tying him with Cincinnati's A.J. Green and Green Bay's James Jones for the most in the NFL.
Posted Oct. 08, 2012
Cruz set a career best with three TD catches from Eli Manning on Sunday.||||||| Cruz, who only had 50 yards receiving, has recorded four of his five TDs in the last two games.

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