No playmaker enjoys seeing the football in another player's hands. But in the case of the Giants' first round-draft choice, Victor Cruz has taken a personal interest.
Rookie running back David Wilson came out of Virginia Tech known for his home-run ability with touchdowns of 68, 57, and 51 yards on his resume, and a 92-yard kickoff return to boot.
Sounds like a good jumping off point for Wilson and the man who holds the Giants' single-season receiving record.
"That's my man there," Cruz said on Wednesday. "He's one of the most explosive guys I've seen in a while and I talk to him all the time, just to keep his head on right, and he's going to make some big plays for us this year."
While he'll wait to see what happens in a live game, Cruz doesn't see a reason Wilson can't contribute to the offense right away.
"I think he has all of the attributes," Cruz said. "He can go inside, outside at the drop of a dime. I'm excited to watch him play, personally."
As for the other drafted skill player, Cruz weighed in on fellow receiver and second round draft choice Rueben Randle.
"I've had some time to practice with him," Cruz said. "I haven't had some alone time, but just stuff on the field. He's doing well. He's getting the offense, he's picking it up pretty quickly and he's definitely moving at a good pace right now. I'm excited for him and hopefully he can continue his success."