Will Victor Cruz Play This Weekend Against The Bills?

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 12: Victor Cruz #80 of the New York Giants is carted off the field after attempting a catch in the end zone during the third quarter of a football game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 12, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The eagles defeated the Giants 27-0. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

The return of Victor Cruz to the New York Giants (1-2) lineup will have to wait another week as the rehab from a calf injury hasn’t progressed to a point where the wide receiver will be able to return against the Buffalo Bills.

“It sucks,” Cruz told the New York media about not being able to play in his first game of 2015.

#Giants coach Tom Coughlin tells reporters WR Victor Cruz is out this week against the #Bills. No timetable as he tries to rehab his calf

— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 1, 2015

According to the New York Post, “Cruz pulled himself out early and suffered a setback in what he’s dubbed “The Return.’’

Tom Coughlin said there’s now no timetable for Cruz’s return:

“Victor tried it [Wednesday], and it did not feel right to him,” Coughlin said. “So he did not practice, just a little bit in the very beginning. Obviously, we’re all disappointed in that.

“But we choose to take the road that we really don’t have a lot of choice in. Which means that, get him back in rehab, get him back to work and see when we can get him back on the field. … It is what it is. He tried it, and he didn’t make it. So he will not be able to play this week.”

Cruz played in only six games during 2014 and hasn’t had over 1,000 receiving yards since 2012.

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