New York Giants
Position
WR
 
Jersey
80
Name  Victor Cruz
Born  11/11/1986
Height  6-0
Weight  204
College  Massachusetts
9/21/2014 5:50:00 PM
Description: Giants receiver Victor Cruz was his old self in Week 3, catching five passes for 107 yards.
Insight: Cruz also did the salsa as he scored his first touchdown of the season. Eli Manning and Cruz failed in the first two games to build any kind of chemistry, but Cruz caught five of his six targets on Sunday.
 
9/16/2014 3:57:00 PM
Description: New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz had a much better outing during Week 2 against the Cardinals.
Insight: While Cruz was more productive, the entire Giants team is feeling the effects of a lousy offensive line. Cruz should still see a ton of targets, and be valuable in PPR leagues, however, finding the end zone in 2014 could be an issue. Cruz is no more than a WR3 moving forward.
 
12/19/2013 3:42:00 PM
Description: New York receiver Victor Cruz will miss the rest of the season after undergoing knee surgery. SOURCE: Adam Schefter, ESPN
Insight: He had an arthroscopic procedure on his left knee. Sunday against Detroit will be the first game Cruz has missed in three NFL seasons. He'll finish the year with 73 catches, four touchdowns and 998 receiving yards.
 
12/16/2013 10:43:00 AM
Description: According to a New York Daily News report, Giants receiver Victor Cruz (concussion, sprained knee) could miss the final two games of the season
Insight: If true, Cruz will finish the season two yards short of his third consecutive 1,000-yard season. The Giants have little to play for and probably won't take any chances with their best offensive weapon.
 
12/15/2013 3:37:00 PM
Description: Giants receiver Victor Cruz is done for the day against the Seahawks with a concussion and a knee sprain, according to NFL.com.
Insight: Cruz started off the season with three 100-yard efforts and four touchdowns in the first four games, but hasn't done much since. Sunday, he collect two balls for 25 yards before the injury.
 
12/15/2013 3:26:00 PM
Description: Giants receiver Victor Cruz went to the locker room in the third quarter to be checked out for a concussion.
Insight: Cruz started off the season with three 100-yard efforts and four touchdowns in the first four games, but hasn't done much since. Sunday, he collect two balls for 25 yards before the injury.
 
11/17/2013 7:19:00 PM
Description: Giants receiver Victor Cruz had his first 100-yard game since Week 4 Sunday against Green Bay.
Insight: Cruz started off the season with three 100-yard efforts and four touchdowns in the first four games but averaged 57.8 yards and didn't have a touchdown over the last five games.
 
11/10/2013 11:41:00 AM
Description: New York wideout Victor Cruz is officially active for Sunday's contest against Oakland.
Insight: Cruz's status was in question earlier this week after sitting out Wednesday's practice with a neck injury. He returned to the field for Thursday and Friday's practice sessions, however, and should be a top-ten wideout this week versus a porous Raiders secondary.
 
11/8/2013 12:38:00 PM
Description: Giants receiver Victor Cruz (neck) returned to a full practice Friday, according to Jordan Raanan of NJ.com.
Insight: Cruz wore a red non-contact jersey at practiceThursday, but not on Friday. As long as he doesn't suffer a setback, Cruz will be active in Week 10 against the Raiders and is a must-start against a secondary that just allowed seven passing touchdowns to the Eagles.
 
11/7/2013 4:47:00 PM
Description: Giants receiver Victor Cruz (neck) returned to a limited practice Thursday, according to Jordan Raanan of NJ.com.
Insight: Cruz wore a red non-contact jersey at practice but should take contact Friday, coach Tom Coughlin said. As long as he doesn't suffer a setback, Cruz will be active in Week 10 against the Raiders and is a must-start against a secondary that just allowed seven passing touchdowns to the Eagles.
 
11/6/2013 11:46:00 AM
Description: Giants receiver Victor Cruz won't practice on Wednesday. SOURCE: Jordan Raanan, NJ.com
Insight: He's still battling a neck injury. It's a little concerning because Cruz is coming off a bye and had all of last week to recover. If he can't go Sunday versus the Raiders, Reuben Randle may have to be in the WR2/flex discussion.
 
10/27/2013 3:25:00 PM
Description: New York wideout Victor Cruz has returned to Sunday's game against Philadelphia.
Insight: He left earlier with a neck injury but it wasn't serious. The Giants hold a 15-0 advantage in the fourth quarter and will probably be looking to run out the clock. Cruz has five grabs for 64 yards.
 
10/27/2013 3:12:00 PM
Description: Giants receiver Victor Cruz exited Sunday's game against the Eagles after hurting his neck.
Insight: He went to the locker room for X-rays. With only a quarter left to go, he's a longshot to return. Cruz had five catches for 64 yards before the injury.
 
9/29/2013 5:50:00 PM
Description: Giants QB Eli Manning only had 217 yards Sunday against the Chiefs, but he completed 10 passes for 164 yards and his lone touchdown of the day to Victor Cruz.
Insight: Cruz has three 100-yard games over the first four contests. He should continue to post WR1 numbers since the Giants cannot run the ball and are not playing well defensively.
 
9/16/2013 3:56:00 PM
Description: New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz had a much better outing during Week 2 against the Cardinals.
Insight: While Cruz was more productive, the entire Giants team is feeling the effects of a lousy offensive line. Cruz should still see a ton of targets, and be valuable in PPR leagues, however, finding the end zone in 2014 could be an issue. Cruz is no more than a WR3 moving forward.
 
9/16/2013 3:54:00 PM
Description: New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz had a much better outing during Week 2 against the Cardinals.
Insight: While Cruz was more productive, the entire Giants team is feeling the effects of a lousy offensive line. Cruz should still see a ton of targets, and be valuable in PPR leagues, however, finding the end zone in 2014 could be an issue. Cruz is no more than a WR3 moving forward.
 
9/4/2013 5:51:00 PM
Description: According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News, Giants coach Tom Coughlin said both Victor Cruz (heel) and Jason Pierre-Paul (back) "are full speed ahead."
Insight: Both players practiced Wednesday ahead of New York's Week 1 game against the Cowboys Sunday night. Cruz should be inserted in all fantasy lineups.
 
9/2/2013 12:01:00 PM
Description: New York wideout Victor Cruz was back at practice on Monday. He missed time with a bruised heel. SOURCE: Dan Graziano, ESPN
Insight: It was Cruz's first practice in two weeks. He should be a go for Sunday's season opener against Dallas.
 
8/27/2013 8:21:00 PM
Description: Giants receiver Victor Cruz (heel) said his goal is to return to practice Monday, according to Paul Schwartz of the New York Post.
Insight: "Absolutely. That's definitely a date that, a target date for me," said Cruz. "I want to come out get some days of practice in as well, once the doctors let me and the training staff lets me do so. We're just taking it one day at a time." Cruz also says he plans to play Week 1 against the Cowboys.
 
8/26/2013 2:20:00 PM
Description: New York wideout Victor Cruz is out of the walking boot as he progresses from his heel injury.
Insight: Barring a setback, Cruz is expected to be ready for the season opener against the Cowboys.