Victor Cruz's 2012 campaign didn't produce as many memorable moments as 2011 did, but that's not to say there weren't any. His 77-yard touchdown in week seven against the Washington Redskins with 1:13 left propelled the New York Giants to what was a very important and crucial win at the time. Accordingly, it has been nominated as the "GMC Never Say Die Moment of the Year."
Cruz's late TD lifts Giants past Redskins: As Robert Griffin III continues to evolve into one of the game's most exciting players, the New York Giants' dynamic duo of Eli Manning and Victor Cruz continue to rise to the occasion at the most crucial times. In a Week 7 back-and-forth game, RG3 gave the Washington Redskins a 23-20 lead with a minute and a half left. But Cruz and Manning answered with a 77-yard scoring strike with 1:13 to go, giving the Giants a 27-23 NFC East win over the eventual division champs.
The touchdown sent the wild MetLife Stadium crowd into a frenzy and was, perhaps, one of the loudest moments we at Giants 101 have ever experienced. But was it enough to win the 2012 "GMC Never Say Die Moment of the Year" award?
It is up against the Baltimore Ravens' Torrey Smith (huge performance after death of brother), New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees (sets NFL record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass), Denver Broncos' Peyton Manning (led Broncos to 35-24 win over San Diego Chargers after trailing 24-0 at halftime) and Washington Redskins' Kirk Cousins (leads Skins to victory over Baltimore Ravens following injury to Robert Griffin III).
To vote, head on over the NFL.com.
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