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New York Giants' news, 4/23: Victor Cruz, and lots of NFL Draft chatter

New York Giants news and notes for Tuesday morning

John Mara
John Mara
The Star-Ledger-US PRESSWIRE

Good morning, New York Giants' fans! Here are your Tuesday morning links.

Giants' John Mara says Victor Cruz deal 'will get done at some point' |
e patient. That was Giants co-owner John Mara's message about receiver Victor Cruz's unresolved contract situation. "It will get done at some point," Mara said Monday night, before the Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC Annual Sidewalks of New York Gala. "Just be patient."

New York Giants may select D.J. Fluker, Alabama offensive tackle, with first-round pick in NFL Draft on Thursday -
Some NFL Drafts are billed as the "Year of the Quarterback," but this is not one of them. Trumpeting what goes down Thursday night as the "Year of the Offensive Tackle" is...

2013 NFL draft: How ESPN, NFL will broadcast it - Richard Deitsch -
Never forget that the NFL draft is a television show at its core, a non-event that has morphed into a mega-event every April. How big has the Goodellapalooza become? Last year, ESPN and the NFL Network combined for an average of 8.1 million viewers for its opening-round coverage, an increase of 16 percent from the previous year and the second-most-watched first round ever. (To wit: Those numbers would top last year's NBA Western Conference finals between the Thunder and the Spurs, which averaged 7.82 million viewers on TNT.) It is, as Joe Biden might say, a big freaking deal.

Once the N.F.L. Draft’s Mr. Irrelevant, a Former Giant Still Inspires -
John Tuggle, the last pick in the 1983 N.F.L. draft, is still an inspiration to a teammate for the way he fought cancer and rallied his team.

Griffin III On Giants: ‘We Got Sucker Punched’
The 10 Days with No. 10 series continues with Redskins QB Robert Griffin III discusses how the comeback-turned-heartbreaking loss to the Giants in Week 7 drew the team together.

Giants Scouts talk about life on the road
Several Giants scouts talk about their favorite memories from their life on the road.

NFL Draft: 10 Things to Watch for During Draft - ABC News
NFL Draft: 10 Things to Watch for During Draft

Rhodes Scholar Myron Rolle has moved past NFL for medical school | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
From the blog Shutdown Corner: is a college football and men’s basketball website that regularly contributes to Shutdown Corner. Today, we look at the whereabouts of former NFL player Myron Rolle. As scores of college football players anxiously await their fates between now and …

2013 NFL Draft: Ten things I believe amid all the misinformation -
As we approach the 2013 NFL Draft, misinformation abounds. Daniel Jeremiah cuts through all the noise to provide 10 strong opinions -- like a feeling that Sharrif Floyd might slide out of the top 10.