Cruz was taken to the locker room for X-rays on his ankle and his return is questionable, which implies it could be a structural issue.
Cruz, 29, is in the third year of his five-year, $43,000,000 contract and stands to make a base salary of $2.4 million for the 2016 season. Cruz is owed $6.4 million in 2017 and another $7.4 million in 2018.
Entering today’s game, Cruz had appeared in seven games and caught 24 passes for 331 yards receiving and a touchdown for the Giants. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 94 receiver out of 114 qualifying players.
Pugh, 26, is a former first-round pick of the Giants back in 2013. He’s currently in the final year of his four-year, $8.346 million contract and stands to make a base salary of $1,157,307 for the 2016 season.
The Giants elected to pick up Pugh’s fifth-year option for the 2017 season that will pay him $8.821 million.
In 2016, Pugh has appeared in seven games and is rated by Pro Football Focus as the No. 1 guard out of 76 qualifying players.
We’ll have more regarding their injuries as the news is available.