• Giants WR Victor Cruz will honor Sandy Hook victim Jack Pinto on Sunday

    Summary of 13 articles · Updated Dec 19, 2012
    On Sunday afternoon, Giants receiver Victor Cruz paid tribute to Jack Pinto, one of the students killed in Friday's Sandy Hook tragedy, by writing Jack's name on his shoes. Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is honoring one victim in particular six-year-old Jack Pinto, whose name is on Cruz's gloves and cleats for today's game in Atlanta. He did so because Jack Pinto loved him above all other players, loved him so much that he may well be buried in a Cruz jersey. Giants receiver Victor Cruz didn’t have a good game at Atlanta on Sunday, but he may play the rest of his career and not have a greater day. This first time, Cruz and Jack's family didn't talk for very long, just a few minutes of shared sadness. Cruz experienced one of the worst days of his pro career, catching three passes for 15 yards and the Giants lost 34-0 their first regular-season shutout loss since 1996. "My only thought there was as a New York Giant family, we should all rise and have a moment of silence recognizing the families of these children, the families of the principal, the people at the school that were killed, just to recognize the fact that our hearts are so saddened by this event.
    • Cruz has 'emotional' visit in Newtown

      Victor Cruz sat down Tuesday in Newtown, Conn., in the same chair where Jack Pinto's father watched the Giants win the Super Bowl last February and gave one grieving family so much more than he ever has or will from the football field.
    • Cruz: Meeting Pinto family was 'toughest by far'

      EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Victor Cruz hopes meeting with the family of a 6-year-old boy killed in the Connecticut school shootings has helped them cope with the tragedy.
    • Giants receiver Cruz sees kin of his fallen fan

      Giants receiver Victor Cruz offered condolences Tuesday to a Connecticut family one day after their 6-year-old boy was buried wearing the wideout’s jersey.
    • Victor Cruz Comforts Family of Shooting Victim

      Giants receiver Victor Cruz reached out the family of a 6-year-old boy who was killed in the Newtown, Conn., shooting massacre.

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