Report: Victor Cruz to sign Giants’ restricted free agent tender
Restricted free agent Victor Cruz intends to sign the Giants tender offer of $2.879 million, according to Josina Anderson of ESPN.
Reports had Cruz sitting out the Giants’ mandatory minicamp unless he was signed.
He reportedly passed on a more lucrative, longer-term offer of $8 million per year with at least $15 million guaranteed from the Giants.
Victor Cruz told me he's on his way to the Giants facility this am. He intends to sign his 1st-round restricted free agent tender of $2.879M—
Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) June 14, 2013
What does Cruz signing his RFA tender mean? He's showing up for training camp. Long-term talks will continue. He'll earn his biggest payday—
Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) June 14, 2013
And btw, Cruz and the Giants aren't any closer than they've been on a long-term deal.—
Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) June 14, 2013