|Sep. 2, 2017 3:47 PM PT4:47 PM MT5:47 PM CT6:47 PM ET22:47 GMT6:47 3:47 PM MST5:47 PM EST5:47 PM CT2:47 UAE (+1)18:47 ETNaN:� - The Bears released receiver Cruz on Saturday after he failed to rediscover the flair that made him a key part of a Super Bowl champion with the New York Giants.
Analysis: Cruz was let go after seven seasons by the Giants in February. The Bears signed him three months later, hoping he would give them another option with Kevin White and Cameron Meredith.
|Aug. 31, 2017 8:08 PM PT9:08 PM MT10:08 PM CT11:08 PM ET3:08 GMT11:08 8:08 PM MST10:08 PM EST10:08 PM CT7:08 UAE (+1)23:08 ETNaN:� - Cruz hurt his knee in Thursday's preseason finale.
Analysis: He walked off on his own power so it's uncertain how serious the injury is at the moment.
|May 25, 2017 12:30 PM PT1:30 PM MT2:30 PM CT3:30 PM ET19:30 GMT3:30 12:30 PM MST2:30 PM EST2:30 PM CT23:30 UAE15:30 ETNaN:� - The Chicago Bears signed Cruz to a one-year contract Thursday.
Analysis: A feared receiver with the Giants, he helped them win the Super Bowl before being slowed by injuries. He was released after seven seasons in February. Cruz has 303 catches for 4,549 yards and 25 touchdowns. A knee injury and a calf problem caused him to miss most of the 2014 season and all of 2015. Last year, he had 39 catches and one touchdown reception.
|Feb. 13, 2017 9:27 AM PT10:27 AM MT11:27 AM CT12:27 PM ET17:27 GMT1:27 10:27 AM MST12:27 PM EST11:27 AM CT21:27 UAE12:27 ETNaN:� - The Giants released Cruz in a salary-cap move, according to multiple reports Monday.
Analysis: The 30-year-old Cruz finished the 2016 season with just 39 catches for 586 yards and one touchdown in 15 games after coming back from major knee surgery. Cruz would have counted $9.4 million against the team's salary cap in 2017. The Giants will free up $7.5 million in cap space with his release, according to ESPN.