Victor Cruz’s Recovery Is Hopeful, but History Is Not on His Side

July 21, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It's been well over 600 days since Pro Bowl wide receiver Victor Cruz last played a regular-season NFL game. That time away, combined with the fact the New York Giants star is approaching 30, has had some wondering whether Cruz will ever recapture the salsa-level magic he possessed between 2011 and 2013. 
Cruz suffered a horrible knee injury in 2014 before missing the entire 2015 season through a calf injury that he said came about as a result of overcompensation, per Jordan Raanan of NJ.com. Essentially, the belief is one major injury led to another major injury, limiting Cruz to just six starts for the 2014 season.
Cruz, however, produced hope via social media on Monday with an Instagram video that showed him running an explosive route before making a leaping catch. Sure, it was a small, controlled sample, but he looked a lot like Victor Cruz circa 2013.
Can Cruz make it all the way back this summer and fall? The truth is not even his doctors know f...

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