Victor Cruz (calf) still not practicing - [Full Article]

The New York Giants have begun preparation for Sunday night's opener against the Dallas Cowboys minus the services of Victor Cruz.

The veteran wide receiver wasn't in pads for Monday's practice as he continues to nurse the strained calf that kept him from playing during the preseason, per Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily News.

"When he practices, I'll let you know," coach Tom Coughlin told reporters, adding weight to the belief that we'll see Rueben Randle line up with the starters across from Odell Beckham.

The Giants have enough talent to field one of the league's top receiving trios, but Cruz has served as a constant injury concern of late, missing 12 games over the past two seasons. If he can't go Sunday night, Odell Beckham Jr. is a lock to see constant double teams.

Fantasy Impact: 

Rueben Randle would see a bump in snaps should Cruz not be able to play in Week 1, but has been battling knee issues much of camp. Next up on the depth chart are Dwayne Harris and Preston Parker.

Filed Under: 2015, Preseason

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