Cruz-ing! Victor off to one of best starts to a WR career in NFL history

Victor Cruz celebrates after scoring a touchdown against

Victor Cruz celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Cleveland Browns during a game at MetLife Stadium. (Oct. 7, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)

Victor Cruz will play in his 25th NFL game on Sunday, and his is among some of the all-time great starts to a career in NFL history. With a standout game against the 49ers, he should move into the top five for most receptions and most receiving yardage in a player’s first 25 games. Here’s where he stands right now:

PLAYER TEAM RECEPTIONS

Anquan Boldin Arizona Cardinals 154

Reggie Bush New Orleans Saints 143

Marques Colston New Orleans Saints 138

Tom Fears Los Angeles Rams 131

Charley Hennigan Houston Oilers 126

Victor Cruz New York Giants 119*

PLAYER TEAM REC. YARDS

Charley Hennigan Houston Oilers 2,468

Bill Groman Houston Oilers 2,453

Billy Howton Green Bay Packers 2,138

Lance Alworth San Diego Chargers 2,118

Bob Hayes Dallas Cowboys 2,084

Victor Cruz New York Giants 1,974*

*In 24 career games
 

Tags: Victor Cruz , Giants , 49ers

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