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.
Coach Tom Coughlin said Monday that Cruz will need surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon in his right knee. He did not know when the surgery would be performed or the length of the rehabilitation.
The diagnosis, a ruptured patellar tendon, more than ends Cruz’s season. It puts his career in jeopardy.
A total collapse would have been tough enough for the Giants to swallow. But to do so against a division rival, and lose WR Victor Cruz for the season with a torn patellar tendon on top of it?
A Philadelphia radio host is getting a lesson in the unwritten rules of sportsmanship after sending an ill-advised tweet during Sunday night’s Giants-Eagles game.
The popular wide receiver immediately grabbed his knee and was crying with his face in his hands as he was carted off the field in the third quarter.
Donnell, an inch taller than Plaxico Burress, could become New York’s next great end zone-target — a regular customer for the Eli Manning fade pass.
Just who are the real New York Giants? The definitive answer will be written during the next 12 games.
The Giants caught 32 passes on Thursday night. Twenty-eight were thrown by Eli Manning, and four came from the arm of Washington QB Kirk Cousins.
The key offensive players for the New York Giants finally showed up, and the G-men rode the stellar efforts of Rashad Jennings, Victor Cruz and Eli Manning in their 30-17 triumph over the Houston Texans. The Giants moved to 1-2 on the season, while the Texans dropped to 2-1.
The two-time Super Bowl MVP told Mike Francesa on Monday during his weekly spot on WFAN that despite their 0-2 record, the Giants aren’t as far away from turning the season around as many think.
The fourth quarter contained the worst infractions: a punt return allowed for a TD, four dropped passes and two lost fumbles.
The 2014 season is beginning like a repeat of the 2013 campaign for the New York Football Giants. Even with Arizona starting quarterback Carson Palmer sidelined with a bad shoulder, the G-men could not take advantage of backup Drew Stanton seeing his first action since 2010 and handed the Cardinals a 25-14 victory at the Meadowlands.
Turnovers. Penalties. Missed tackles. Little offense. All the ingredients are in place for Big Blue to miss the playoffs for a third straight season, and even possibly match last season’s 0-6 start.
After firing up Jets fans with “(Rexy Go) Beat David Carr” last week, for NFL Week 2 Al Dukes decided to extend an olive branch to those who back Big Blue.