Victor Cruz in walking boot and on crutches, expects to be ready for opener

Against the Colts on Sunday Night Football, Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz left the game with a bruised heel.

While the MRI showed no tears, it showed "some blood in there," per Ebenezer Samuel of the NY Daily News.

In addition, Cruz is currently in a walking boot and using crutches, but he expects to be ready for the opener against the Cowboys — and back on the practice field before that.

“I hope so. I hope so. Hopefully, I can be back before then,” Cruz said (via Samuel). “But I do see myself, envision myself out here on the practice field, getting ready for that Cowboys game, getting ready to go down to Texas to play those guys. That’s what I do envision.”

In related news, Antrel Rolle is probably giving Cruz a hard time and repeatedly calling him a "wimp."

Over the past two seasons, Cruz has a total of 168 receptions for 2,628 yards and 19 touchdowns. Only four receivers have more receiving yards during that span: Calvin Johnson (3,645), Wes Welker (2,923), Brandon Marshall (2,722) and Roddy White (2,647).

Cruz is currently my 11th-ranked fantasy wide receiver heading into the 2013 season.

DraftKings: Open an account and get a 100% deposit bonus (up to $600).






Check Out the Most Recent Posts on The Daily Blitz

FREE Week 9 Fantasy Football Contest: Win Our Shirt Oct 27, 2014
Jeremy Maclin sets career high with 187 yards and two TDs Oct 26, 2014
Sammy Watkins finishes with 157 yards and a TD Oct 26, 2014
Denard Robinson goes over 100 yards in second consecutive game Oct 26, 2014
Arian Foster rushes for 151 yards, scores three times Oct 26, 2014
Matt Forte racks up 168 YFS and a TD in blowout loss Oct 26, 2014
Rob Gronkowski finishes with 9/149/3 vs. Bears Oct 26, 2014
Tom Brady throws for 354 yards and 5 TDs Oct 26, 2014
Week 8 NFL Picks Against the Spread (ATS): Beazley Oct 25, 2014
Week 8 NFL Picks Against the Spread (ATS): Yanotchko Oct 25, 2014


TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
/cgi-bin/mt-tb.cgi/4151

Post a comment

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)






Our FREE Week 9 Fantasy Football Contest
Want to win one of our site's t-shirts for free?

>> Enter our free Week 9 contest.

(Spots in the contest are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis up until kickoff on Sunday.)