[Giants WR Victor] Cruz immediately took the tweet down once he realized how incendiary his words were and how many followers saw it. He subsequently apologized:
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Victor Cruz dances in end zone after scoring a touchdown against Green Bay at MetLife Stadium on Nov. 22, 2012. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
The restricted free agent intends to sign the Giants tender offer of $2.879 million, according to Josina Anderson of ESPN. Reports had Cruz sitting out the Giants’ mandatory minicamp unless he was signed. He reportedly passed on a more lucrative, longer-term offer of $8 million per year with at least $15 million guaranteed from the Giants.
The New York Giants opted to get more protection support with their 19th pick in the 2013 Draft, taking Right Guard Justin Pugh out of Syracuse.
You can’t get down on a team for getting QB Eli Manning more time in the pocket and more of a reason for holdout WR Victor Cruz to come back into the fold. However, that defense isn’t looking pretty and hasn’t for awhile.
“I check the papers every morning to make sure no one else has offered him a contract. It is nerve-wracking though.”
Giants’ QB Eli Manning on WR Victor Cruz
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Well, we found the one guy who still reads newspapers.
With Wes Welker now in Denver, will the Patriots go after NY Giants’ WR Victor Cruz?
The Vikings are said to be interested. Read: SNY Giants
Victor Cruz joins SNY’s @DailyNewsLive to discuss his contract negotiations with the NY Giants and his thoughts on falling short of the playoffs.