Eli Manning Realizes How Important Victor Cruz is to New York Giants By Considering a Restructured Contract
One of the top players everybody has been keeping an eye on this offseason is New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz as the team recently allowed him to hit restricted free agency. With the way he’s emerged as one of the league’s most dangerous wide receivers over the last two seasons, it would be smart for the Giants to do whatever it takes to make Cruz happy so he’s on board for the 2013 season.
Luckily, Eli Manning realizes how valuable Cruz is to the team and may be wiling to take a pay cut of his own to make sure the wideout is around for the 2013 season.
Manning recently discussed how he would consider restructuring his contract if it would help the team’s situation with getting a new deal with Cruz. While New York would receive a first-round compensation pick if Cruz were to end up with a different team, there’s no question they would rather have him on the roster for the 2013 season to ensure the Giants continue to have one of the most dangerous passing units next year.
The combination of Cruz and Hakeem Nicks give the Giants arguably one of the top wide receiver duos in the NFL and the last thing they would want to see happen is Manning’s numbers decline because he loses one of his favorite targets in the passing game. Even if the Giants still bring Cruz back without Manning having to work out a restructured deal, it’s good to see the star quarterback is willing to do whatever it takes to make sure Cruz is back for the 2013 season–even if it means taking less money.
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