UPDATES & NEWS
Victor Cruz underwent arthroscopic surgery Thursday on his left knee, ending his 2013 season. The Giants wide receiver came out of Sunday’s 23-0 loss to the Seahawks with a concussion in addition to the knee issue.
The procedure, called an arthroscopic debridement, was performed by Dr. James Andrews in Pensacola, Fla.
Cruz will have plenty of time to rest and rehab to be ready for next season. Rueben Randle played 39 snaps, ran 30 pass routes, but was targeted on twice last week. Whereas, Jerrel Jernigan played 24 snaps, 20 of them pass routes, and led the team in targets (8) and receptions (7). It was Jernigan's first action since Week 12. Rather than try and guess which receiver Eli Manning will target this week, the safer play is to target someone else, especially since Eli's favorite receivers tend to play for the other team.ANALYST: Michael Pichan
Johnny Manziel reported for the first day of voluntary workouts Monday.
Manziel has completed his rehab program and is looking to be the team's starting quarterback in 2015. There has been speculation about the Browns drafting a quarterback in this draft, but we will have to wait and see. Their selections in the draft will give us a glimpse of what the organization thinks about Manziel, as well as how they feel about him as their starting quarterback. The draft will be a big indicator to us, and to Johnny Football, about his status in Cleveland. Analysis: Colby Conway
Joe Nathan (elbow) threw a full bullpen session Monday.
Nathan was able to throw off a mound on Saturday, but today was his first full bullpen session since suffering the elbow injury. Joakim Soria has been dynamite as the team's closer, and it is quite possible that he returns from the DL as the team's set-up man, not the closer. This is worth monitoring, especially if you own Nathan or Soria. Analysis: Colby Conway