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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

Patriots add OG Petrus

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed OG Mitch Petrus on Tuesday, the team announced.

Giants DT Kuhn tears ACL

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 2 p.m. ET
Giants DT Markus Kuhn tore his ACL in Sunday’s loss to the Bengals and is out for the season, head coach Tom Coughlin confirmed.

NFC East Spin cycle: Cowboys closing the game with Giants

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
Should the Giants be concerned? They're now only 1.5 games up in the East over the Cowboys, who won in Philly.

Bengals snap losing skid behind four Dalton TDs

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton threw a career-high four touchdown passes - each to a different receiver - and the Bengals beat the Giants 31-13 on Sunday.

Giants activate Hill, place Coe on I.R.

Posted Nov. 10, 2012 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
The Giants activated S Will Hill Saturday and placed fifth-year CB Michael Coe on injured reserve.

49ers aim to join Giants as San Francisco champs

Posted Nov. 10, 2012 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
Here’s a look at the four times the same city has won the World Series in October and the Super Bowl a few months later.

Bengals-Giants game blacked out in Cincinnati

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Sunday’s Bengals-Giants game in Cincinnati will be blacked out, the Bengals confirmed Thursday.

No change to Week 12 schedule

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
The NFL announced Wednesday that there will be no changes to the Week 12 or Thanksgiving Day schedule.

NFC East Spin cycle: What's wrong with Eli?

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 11:56 p.m. ET
It wasn’t the division’s finest hour in Week Nine, with all three teams losing prior to the Eagles’ Monday-night game against the Saints.

Redman sparks Steelers' upset over Giants

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
Isaac Redman ran for 147 yards and the winning touchdown with 4:02 remaining Sunday as the Steelers rallied past the Giants, 24-20.

Friday's 60-second rant: Rivers is the lost QB from 2004 draft

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers and the Chargers have tumbled steadily out of relevance in the AFC, and it's hard not to blame the QB for San Diego's woes.

Giants, Cruz inch toward new contract

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
Giants WR Victor Cruz might soon get a new contract, but there are a lot of factors to consider before it gets done.

Hurricane aftermath forces Steelers to change travel plans

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 5 p.m. ET
Hurricane Sandy hasn’t canceled any games, but it did impact travel plans for the Steelers.

NFC East Spin cycle: Giant win puts champs in control

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
The Giants stand alone atop the division ahead of the Cowboys, Redskins and Eagles, all of whom lost in Week Eight.

Giants blow lead but hang on for win over Cowboys

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
Eli Manning and the Giants remained undefeated at Cowboys Stadium with a 29-24 win Sunday after blowing a 23-point lead.

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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