Victor Cruz can’t wait to be running all those zigs and zags, posts and fly patterns. But he has to wait, and the receiver is spending most of this week’s New York Giants minicamp observing.
“We’re getting a feel for the offense in the second year, building on things,” quarterback Eli Manning said Tuesday on the first day of minicamp.
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Six months after undergoing knee surgery, wide receiver Victor Cruz has no doubt that he will play in the New York Giants’ regular-season opener against the Dallas Cowboys.
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“They’re taking baby steps with me,” Cruz said. “I want to get out there … (There’s) no pain. I trust the structure of (my knee). I trust the way it was rebuilt. It feels very strong.”
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New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has no doubts that he will recover from a serious injury to his right knee and return to football next season.
After the way their team was vaporized by the Eagles, Big Blue devotees are back to the September song of death. Just 60 minutes turned the tune from elitism to defeatism.
The New York Football Giants not only lost a football game in Philadelphia, they also lost two key contributor with season-ending injuries. On Tuesday, the team officially placed wide receiver Victor Cruz and cornerback Trumaine McBride on the injured reserve list.
Cruz had surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon in his right knee. McBride, who had been the nickel corner since Walter Thurmond was injured in Week 2, had surgery to repair a fractured thumb.
From here on, it has to be out of sight, out of mind. Immediate affairs preclude sentimentality over a much-loved comrade.
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Overcome with emotion, his hands in front of his eyes as the tears flowed, Cruz couldn’t hide his pain. If anything showed the extent of his knee injury, it was those tears.