Victor Cruz injury: Giants WR has heel contusion

Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports

Victor Cruz has been diagnosed with a heel contusion and is using crutches. He is expected to miss the rest of preseason.

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has suffered a heel contusion and will be out for the rest of the preseason. He is wearing a walking boot and was spotted on crutches. Cruz left Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts with the injury.

Follow the story at Giants blog Big Blue View

The Giants don't seem too concerned about the injury and expect him to be back in time for the regular season opener. Cruz told NFL.com that he'll be fine "once the swelling goes down" and considers himself day to day. Rueben Randle is expected to start the final two preseason games in Cruz's place.

The third-year receiver recorded 86 catches for 1,092 yards and 10 touchdowns with the Giants in 2012. He signed a six-year deal worth $45.8 million in the offseason after the Giants initially put him on a restricted free agent deal.

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