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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 trade for Rosenfels, Reynaud

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 3:06 a.m. ET
The Giants strengthened their thin QB and kick-return positions late Friday, acquiring veteran QB Sage Rosenfels and KR-RB Darius Reynaud from the Vikings in exchange for a 2011 fifth-round draft choice and a conditional 2012 pick based on how much ...

Burress denied work release

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
Former NFL WR Plaxico Burress has been denied work release and will have to serve his full prison term, according to the Associated Press.

Giants place QB Sorgi, WR Moss on I.R.

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
While cutting the roster down to 75 players Tuesday, the Giants placed two veterans on season-ending injured reserve.

Taylor, Hicks fined for Saturday's scuffle

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
The NFL fined Giants WR Hakeem Nicks and Steelers CB Ike Taylor $10,000 each for their fight during last Saturday's preseason game.

Giants experimenting with Bulluck at SLB

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
The Giants signed Keith Bulluck with the idea that he would be their middle linebacker, but that's not where he might end up.

Giants C O'Hara to miss rest of preseason

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Giants C Shaun O'Hara will miss the rest of the preseason with left Achilles tendinitis and ankle swelling.

Giants CB Ross sidelined by right foot injury

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
Giants CB Aaron Ross' availability for Week One is in jeopardy. He has a tear in the plantar fascia in his right foot and likely will miss the team's remaining two preseason games.

Eli Manning will play Saturday

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
After missing the Giants' second preseason game to recover from a forehead injury, QB Eli Manning will return to the field Saturday against the Ravens.

Sorgi unable to make throwing motion

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
Giants QB Jim Sorgi's shoulder injury is worse than he thought. Eli Manning's backup is unable to make a throwing motion due to his right shoulder injury.

Giants sign OL Shawn Andrews

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 10:01 a.m. ET
The Giants announced Friday that they have signed two-time Pro Bowl OG Shawn Andrews, a former first-round draft choice of the Eagles.

Cruz no one-game wonder for Giants

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 2 p.m. ET
Who is Victor Cruz? The undrafted rookie from Massachusetts was a star against the Jets, catching six passes for 145 yards and three touchdowns, and has a real shot to make the Giants.

Giants add rookie QB Randolph

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
With injuries keeping Eli Manning and Jim Sorgi out of Wednesday's practice, the Giants signed rookie QB Dominic Randolph to add some depth at the position.

Eli Manning will not play Saturday

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
Eli Manning said he feels fine after Monday night's head injury that required 12 stitches, but the Giants aren't taking any risks and he will sit out Saturday's preseason game.

Giants getting hit hard at tight end

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
The injury bug has hit the Giants hard at tight end, with four of the team's top five tight ends lost for various lengths of time.

Umenyiora set to play through hip injury

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 8:03 a.m. ET
Giants DE Osi Umenyiora has not had the smoothest offseason, but he admitted that he made selfish demands and said he thinks he made the right choice in not having hip surgery.

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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