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Victor Cruz Visiting Bears & Jaguars, Also Has Interest From Ravens

Update:

According to Art Stapleton, free agent WR Victor Cruz will visit with the Bears on Monday.

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Art Stapleton is hearing that there’s “mutual interest” between the Ravens and free agent WR Victor Cruz.

According to Stapleton, the two sides are reportedly working out details for a potential visit to Baltimore.

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Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the Jaguars are hosting veteran WR Victor Cruz for a visit.

  • Art Stapleton hears that Cruz’s visit with the Jaguars and his former HC Tom Coughlin won’t take place until May 23.

This is the first reported interest in Cruz since he previously visited with the Panthers back in February shortly after he became available.

Cruz has said in recent weeks that he has no plans to retire, despite the lack of reported interest in him.

Cruz, 30, originally signed on with the Giants as an undrafted free agent out of UMass back in 2010. He agreed to restructure his contract last year, which reduced his compensation to $1.3 million for the 2016 season. Cruz was set to make a base salary of $7.4 million in 2017.

Cruz was set to make a base salary of $7.4 million in 2017 when the Giants cut him loose in a move that freed up $7.5 million in available cap space.

In 2016, Cruz appeared in 15 games for the Giants and caught 39 passes for 586 yards receiving and one touchdown. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 101 receiver out of 119 qualifying players.

We have him featured in our Top 50 Available Free Agents list.