Posts Tagged ‘Victor Cruz’

What did you see: Redskins-Giants

Eric Davis analyzes the 77-yard touchdown score that gave the Giants the win.

NFL Fantasy Football Post Mortem: Rodgers is king again

Many fantasy enthusiasts likely feel a lot like Felix Baumgartner this morning after some players (and let’s put this mildly) didn’t come through on Sunday. Though, some old standbys finally showed themselves. Let’s get into it.

Giants WR Victor Cruz needs to shrug off salsa dancing imitators…

The Giants and the 49ers play this week, another installment of what has historically been a great rivalry. In my weekly ranking of the games, I put this showdown as No. 2. The storylines, literally, are endless. But one thing that I take issue with revolves around Giants star WR Victor Cruz and his salsa-dancing ways. See, 49ers DB Carlos Rogers had said he likes Cruz’s signature dance, but that he would imitate it after a big play. And Cruz responded that he wouldn’t like that one bit. He got pretty fired up. Later, when Rogers found out that Cruz’s dance is an homage to his late grandmother, he backed off. That’s cool.  I love how Cruz honors the woman who […]

Can Giants’ Barden replicate Victor Cruz’s breakout season?

Ramses Barden’s hopes to follow in his fellow wide receiver’s spikes.

Three and out: Justin Blackmon has room to grow

Happy Wednesday everybody. I know this is going to be hard for you to concentrate today because your Los Angeles Kings are in the Stanley Cup Finals (which starts tonight at 5 p.m.), but can we at least try to get through some fantasy content?

Hakeem Nicks’ value takes a hit, but not too big

Time to rearrange the fantasy rankings following word Hakeem Nicks broke a bone in his foot, which the team announced on Thursday. Nicks will undergo surgery on Friday and is expected to be out 12 weeks, which would push his return to sometime around training camp and the opening of the season.

Three and out: Don’t overvalue Tebow

The Broncos are in the market for a veteran quarterback, which means Tim Tebow could be fighting for his starting spot next season.

Three and out: Burress has limited value on any team

With Plaxico Burress searching for a new home, he could end up right back where he started from. The Steelers and Giants are both reportedly interested in his services.

Three and out: Chiefs getting a facelift?

Jamaal Charles might find himself with some company in the Chiefs backfield, just one of several changes the team could be poised to make.

Reese: Giants’ acquisition of Cruz was lucky and good

Giants general manager Jerry Reese was the lucky one who wound up with Victor Cruz, but he wasn’t boasting Saturday that he knew something more about the receiver two years ago than anyone else.

Three and out: New York could have Giant WR opening

With Mario Manningham expected to hit free agency, the Giants could consider a number of options for what has become a rather productive No. 3 receiver position.

First-quarter thoughts

In building their 9-0 lead over the New England Patriots in the first quarter, the New York Giants benefited from two key plays. The first came from their defense and the second was a mistake from the Patriots.

Manning’s TD strike to Cruz widens Giants’ lead

The Giants’ defense drew first blood, but it was their offense that deepened the wound late in the first quarter of Super Bowl XLVI.

Both teams loose, confident shortly before kickoff

As the Giants and Patriots go through their on-field warm-ups for Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium, here are my pregame observations.

Playbook: Studying improved WRs

With the season coming to a close, the crew at “Playbook” has taken to the film to find players who made marked improvements on the field. Today, we look at wide receivers.

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