With three games to play, the wide receiver is on the verge of his third-straight year achieving the benchmark after racking up 1,536 in 2011 and 1,092 last season. Through Week 14, Cruz is also on pace for a career-high reception total with 71 so far.
“It’s been great having a guy like Eli [Manning] on my team and on my side to be able to, from an individual standpoint, believe in what I can do and be able to trust in the fact that I’m going to be where I’m going to be on times down the field and getting me the ball and do some good things,” Cruz said yesterday. “So to be able to achieve an individual goal like that between myself and Eli for these past three years has been an amazing feat, but obviously it’s about this team and it’s about what we do collectively.”
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