Reports: Victor Cruz Injury Continues To Sideline Him


Everybody rejoiced earlier this week when it was announced that Victor Cruz had returned to practice and he would play in week 4 against the Bills. We got a little to excited about that because Cruz will not play today and according to all reports there is no idea to when he will be back on the field.

In a report by Kevin Patra of the injury was upsetting news to Giants coach Tom Coughlin.

"“I feel very badly for Victor. He tries and tries and tries. We probably got a little too excited one day this week. I told everybody, let’s wait and watch and see him practice,” Coughlin told the New York Daily News. “But I spoke to him today. He said it was very emotional. And I said I understand that, but don’t get down, because part of the healing process, of course, is being up and having a good attitude about it."

The Giants have no choice but to move on without Cruz. They had hoped that Cruz would add an extra element to their offense. Last season it was so frustrating that Odell Beckham Jr. had emerged as a superstar but Cruz suffered a possibly career ending injury. Now it is his calf injury that holds him back, the salsa dancing receiver just cannot catch a break.

The Giants will also be without Daniel Fells today. According to a report by Fox Sports  Larry Donnell and Will Tye are the only players available at the tight end position for the Giants. Tye was signed off the Giants practice squad.

The Giants offense will continue to run pretty much as normal. Fells did add an extra piece to the puzzle but it wasn’t like he was the main superstar. The Giants are pretty used to playing without Cruz at this point and if he remained healthy enough to play he may not have been able to produce to his usual level of performance.

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