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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 try to tackle protection issues

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The Giants are starting to get concerned about their starting offensive tackles, David Diehl and Kareem McKenzie.

Manningham (concussion) joins O'Hara on Giants' injury list

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The Giants have added WR Mario Manningham to the injury list with a concussion. His status for Sunday's game against the Bears is unknown.

Bears-Giants matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Giants P Matt Dodge will have to be on top of his game vs. Bears PR Devin Hester.

Giants place S Johnson on I.R.

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Giants have placed S Michael Johnson on injured reserve with a herniated disc in his back. DB Brian Jackson was promoted from the practice squad to take Johnson's place on the roster.

Giants OT McKenzie calls his behavior 'despicable'

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Giants OT Kareem McKenzie described his behavior in Sunday's loss to the Titans as "despicable" when speaking to reporters in front of his locker on Monday.

Giants self-destruct with lack of discipline

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
The numbers from the Giants’ 29-10 loss to the Titans were ugly: two missed field goals, a safety that wiped out a huge pass play and 11 penalties, five of them personal fouls.

Johnson runs Titans past Giants 29-10

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Tennessee defense forced three turnovers in beating the error-prone and undisciplined New York Giants 29-10 on Sunday.

Coughlin tries to wrest control of players

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Our Giants sources don't believe the team is on the verge of a player mutiny, but it's never a good sign when two players threaten to disrupt the chemistry of the locker room.

Giants RB Jacobs fined for helmet toss

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs has been fined $10,000 by the NFL for tossing his helmet into the stands during the Sunday night game against Colts.

Rolle questions Giants leadership

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
In a radio interview Tuesday, Giants FS Antrel Rolle said the team has a lack of leadership and was disappointed with how the team prepared for their Week Two game vs. the Colts.

Giants will hang on to RB Jacobs

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Reports have surfaced that Brandon Jacobs, who has not been happy with his role for months, will request a trade from the Giants. Don't expect them to remit to his demands.

Peyton, Colts cruise to 'Manning Bowl' victory

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
Four-time league MVP Peyton Manning threw for three touchdowns, leading the Indianapolis Colts to a surprisingly easy 38-14 victory over his kid brother and the New York Giants.

Jacobs throws helmet into stands

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 11:18 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs' frustration Sunday night almost injured a fan; instead it led to a bizarre occurrence during the Giants' game against the Colts.

Report: Giants WR Nicks, DE Umenyiora travel with team to Indy

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 2:47 p.m. ET
The Giants got good news Saturday as DE Osi Umenyiora and WR Hakeem Nicks traveled with the team to Indianapolis for the team's Sunday night game against the Colts, according to a New York Daily News report.

Report: Average NFL ticket price increases 4.5 percent

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
The Team Marketing Report said Friday that average ticket prices for NFL games increased 4.5 percent this year to $76.47. Last year's increase was 3.9 percent.

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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