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2018 Bracket Challenge: Plaxico Burress vs. Victor Cruz

2018 Bracket Challenge: Plaxico Burress vs. Victor Cruz
 

WR Plaxico Burress

Years with NYG: 2005-08

Burress, a former Steeler, had two 1,000-yard seasons and caught 33 touchdowns in 57 games as a Giant. He is best remembered for catching the go-ahead touchdown with 35 seconds remaining in the Giants' Super Bowl XLII victory over the previously undefeated Patriots. In the NFC Championship Game leading up, Burress set a franchise postseason record with 11 catches.


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WR Victor Cruz

Years with NYG: 2010-2016

Signed as an undrafted free agent out of UMass after an impressive preseason in 2010, Cruz burst onto the scene a year later and was the catalyst in the Giants' Super Bowl XLVI championship run. In 2011, Cruz set the franchise record for most receiving yards in a season with 1,536 – 99 of which came on one late-season touchdown against the Jets that sparked the Giants' playoff run. Cruz, who had two 1,000-yard seasons and came two yards shy of a third, is 10th in franchise history with 4,549 receiving yards.



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