If you didn't watch the second half of the Jets-Giants game last night, you really missed out. undrafted rookie no-name wide receiver Victor Cruz caught six passes for 145 yards and three touchdowns. [Video evidence from NFL.com]
You read that right.
"Justice has been served," said Tom Coughlin after the game. "Young man Victor Cruz really has had an outstanding camp. He works his tail off every day. He's made a lot of plays this past week."
Cruz has received a crazy amount of praise over the last few days, including some complements from ESPN blogger Matt Mosley, who thinks Cruz could challenge Mario Manningham to be the Giants third receiver.
But Mosley's complement doesn't compare to the shoutout that LeBron James sent on twitter. "Victor Cruz going nuts on the Jets tonight on #MNF. Undrafted rookie from UMass. He's gonna have a job this year for sure."
“Everybody knows him now,” Jim Sorgi said.