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Wednesday April 3rd, 2013

Giants receiver Victor Cruz will reportedly partner with Jay-Z's new sports management firm. (Al Bello/Getty Images) Giants receiver Victor Cruz will reportedly partner with Jay-Z's new sports management firm. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz could be the next client of rapper Jay-Z's new sports management firm, reports Pro Football Talk.

According to the report, Cruz hired Creative Artists Agency in anticipation of CAA and Jay-Z’s Roc Nation partnering in the overall representation and management of Cruz’s career. Cruz fired his agent recently and hired CAA's Tom Condon.

Cruz is a restricted free-agent and has been looking for a long-term deal after catching 168 passes for 2,628 yards and 19 touchdowns the past two seasons.

From Profootballtalk.com:

The speculation is accurate.  Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Cruz hired CAA in anticipation of CAA and Jay-Z’s Roc Nation partnering in the overall representation and management of Cruz’s career.

Officially, Roc Nation’s first client is Yankees’ second baseman Robinson Cano.  It’s apparently only a matter of time before Cruz joins the client list. "I don’t want to let the cat out of the bag just yet,” Cruz said in October, according to USA Today. "The bag is now open, and the cat is getting ready to do the salsa.  While clawing the sh-t out of the furniture.

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