New York Giants' news, 9/7: Victor Cruz sounds ready for Sunday night

Victor Cruz - US PRESSWIRE

New York Giants' headlines for Saturday, 9/7.

Good morning, New York Giants' fans! One more day until the first gameday of the 2013 NFL season for the Giants. Here some of the stories making headlines today.

One More Test For Victor Cruz

Wide receiver Victor is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys. There is, however, one more test he would like to put his heel through. He wants to run on FieldTurf.

"I haven't had a chance to do that, at least not yet. So I have a day tomorrow, I'll probably get just a couple routes on it tomorrow, nothing too crazy. But I'm confident. I feel good, I feel like I'm in shape, I feel like the heel is much better. I'm not leaning or favoring the other leg or anything like that so it feels good," Cruz said. "I'm anxious to go out there and see what I can do on game day."

Henry Hynoski Traveling, Not Sure He's Playing

Fullback Henry Hynoski plans to make the trip to Arlington with the Giants. He just isn't certain he will suiting up to play.

"If I'm out there playing, I'm going to play as hard as I possibly can. If not, I'm going to get ready for next week," Hynoski said. "I'm healthy for the most part and if the team needs me there, it's my duty as a member of this team to go on this trip and to support, whether I play or not."

Mathias Kiwanuka: 'Playoffs Start Now'

The Giants missed the playoffs last season. If they want to get there this time around, veteran defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka wants to see a playoff mentality from Week 1.

"The playoffs start now," Kiwanuka said this week. "If you want to make it there, you have to get there, starting day one.

"At the beginning of the season everyone's undefeated. We have a chance to keep it that way and that's what our goal is. You don't want to be looking back like last year, thinking if we had this or had that. We don't want any of that going on. We want to take care of business when the opportunity is presented to us."

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