Palladino: Cruz Concussion Symbolizes Entire Seattle Game

CBS New York

By Ernie Palladino
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If you’re looking for someone who symbolizes the Giants’ 23-0 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, we proudly offer Victor Cruz.

Just two yards short of 1,000 receiving yards, Cruz went up in the third quarter for one of Eli Manning’s throws. He came down with it 16 yards downfield, only to land on his head on a hard tackle by Jeremy Lane. He appeared to lose consciousness.

During his few moments in dreamland, Cruz’s hand came away from the ball and it touched the ground. Seattle coach Pete Carroll threw the challenge flag, and replay showed the pass was ultimately incomplete.

They took away the yardage that would have given him his third straight 1,000-yard season.

He got to keep the concussion.

Depending on its severity, it’s entirely possible Cruz could end the season just short of football’s version of a…

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