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New York Giants’ Eli Manning Hopeful Victor Cruz Returns; Open to Re-Working His Contract

March 20th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
By Dan Benton

Add New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning to the number of people who have absolutely no idea what the future holds for wide receiver Victor Cruz.

While making the media rounds on Wednesday morning, Manning said that Cruz switching to agent Tom Condon, who also represents the Pro Bowl quarterback, will only help the ongoing negotiations. He also said, jokingly, that he text Condon to "make sure" the situation works out.

One interesting point Manning did make was how well Cruz fits into the Giants' offensive system and how he'd be taking a chance to seek a similar fit elsewhere.

"He fits very well into our offense. … You never know, if you go to another offense, maybe it doesn't fit as well," Manning said.

But does Easy-E, who has already begun his 2013 workouts, truly believe Cruz will be back this season and beyond?

"I do. I think that's what I have to and want to believe," Manning said.

Finally, Manning also said he's open to restructuring or re-working his contract if it meant helping the organization, but admits he's not yet been approached to do that.

"I’m always up for listening and figuring out what I can do to help the cause," he said.

Photo Credit: Mike Gannon

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Tags: Eli Manning, Football, New York, New York Giants, NFL, Tom Condon, Victor Cruz

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3 Responses to “New York Giants’ Eli Manning Hopeful Victor Cruz Returns; Open to Re-Working His Contract”

  1.  F0XLIN says:

    Tuck rule gone and crown of the helmet rule now official

    •  kinsho says:

      Cue even more pissed off fans that will complain about refs making even more ‘unfair’ judgement calls next season

  2.  kinsho says:

    Just give Victor a bit more money and have him sign a new contract already, damit

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