10 Questions for Victor Cruz

NFL star Victor Cruz talks about head injuries, surviving New Jersey and the sport he really wants to play

Javier Sirvent for TIME

People think you've had a meteoric career — an undrafted free agent after college in 2010 and now the New York Giants' star wide receiver. But your book Out of the Blue suggests you had it tough. Why?
Every step, whether at high school or at college or at the NFL, I had to climb and crawl and scratch to get there. But also I did things that set me back. My coaches used to tell me, "Man, you're making this thing so hard on yourself. You're really giving yourself more obstacles to climb to get to where you want...

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