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Giants Confident Cruz Deal Will Get Done

Restricted free agent Victor Cruz is hoping to land a long-term deal with the Giants



    New York Giants’ receiver and noted Cowboys tormentor Victor Cruz has yet to show up to the Giants’ voluntary offseason workouts as he hopes to land a longterm deal with the team, a fact that has head coach Tom Coughlin a bit concerned. But co-owner John Mara is confident that a deal will be worked out soon.

    "I'm pretty confident that we'll end up reaching a deal with (Cruz)," Mara told the NFL Network. "This is not that atypical a situation. Player contracts, particularly with star players like Victor, can tend to drag on from time to time. I think we'll get it done.

    "This is the right place for him to play. He's a star in this area, he's an important part of our team and I think we'll eventually get a deal done, but it's just a process that you have to go through. And we're going through it right now. There's communication, and it's slow but steady, and I think at some point we'll reach a deal."

    Cruz has yet to sign his tender offer from the Giants, which is worth over $2.7 million.

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