J.T. Thomas

Giants receiver Victor Cruz takes next step in recovery

After missing all of last season, wide receiver Victor Cruz is inching closer to playing for the New York Giants.

Cruz surprised many by running routes and catching passes during individual drills on Tuesday, the opening day of a three-day minicamp.

"We felt it was time to take the next step," new coach Ben McAdoo said after the workout, adding that it was just a small step.

It was a big one for Cruz.

"We're right at that turning point," Cruz said. "I feel like I am finally getting back out on the field, finally running some routes, whether it be in the individual or any portion of practice. It's definitely a step in the right...