Cruz took the league by storm with big play after big play, setting the franchise record for receiving yards with 1,536. Can we expect someone to make an impact like that this year?
Honestly, probably not. Guys like Cruz are once in a lifetime. However, that doesn't mean some backups or rookies will not get their chance to shine. I see plenty of opportunities to be the next Victor Cruz, or at least some moderation of him.
Here are nine players poised for breakout campaigns in 2012.