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49ers Rogers won't mimick Cruz's salsa dance

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San Francisco 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers told the New York Daily News that he will stop mimicking the salsa dance of Giants receiver Victor Cruz, according to a Daily News report.

Cruz began performing his salsa touchdown celebration as a tribute to his late grandmother, Lucy Molina, who died recently. Molina had taught Cruz the dance when he was a child.

Cruz performs the dance after scoring a touchdown, and Rogers imitated it after intercepting a pass intended for Cruz last season. The teams play each other on Sunday.

"I'm not gonna do it," Rogers told the Daily News. "That's a tribute to his grandmother. Once (I heard) that, I threw that out the door. It's definitely out."

Earlier this week, Cruz said he would've felt insulted if Rogers did the dance again Sunday.

"It's just something that I do for my grandmother," Cruz told reporters. "It's something that's sacred to me; it's something that's due to her passing. Before she passed away, it was something dear to me."
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