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Report: Giants confident they will sign Cruz soon

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The New York Giants are confident they will reach an agreement with wide receiver Victor Cruz on a long-term contract before the start of training camp, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported.

There remains a chance that talks will hit a snag and that Cruz will hold out. But that seems unlikely at this point.

"Everybody I've spoken to expects that deal to absolutely get done, to a 100 percent degree of certainty, that Victor Cruz will have a new contract by the time the Giants open training camp," Mortensen said on NFL Live, according ProFootballTalk.com.

Holding out beyond August 6 would erase Cruz's chance of becoming an unrestricted free agent in 2014.
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