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Victor Cruz transferred to NYC hospital after spending a night in Philly hospital

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2014, file photo, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz, left, is carted off the field during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia. Down two games in the NFC East, the Giants face the prospect of playing the rest of the season without Cruz, who sustained a knee injury. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2014, file photo, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz, left, is carted off the field during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia. Down two games in the NFC East, the Giants face the prospect of playing the rest of the season without Cruz, who sustained a knee injury. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)  (The Associated Press)

New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz has been transferred to a New York City hospital after spending a night in Philadelphia following a major knee injury.

The Giants announced Monday that Cruz was taken from Jefferson Hospital to the Hospital for Special Surgery where he will undergo evaluation.

Cruz tore the patellar tendon in his right knee in third quarter in the Giants' 27-0 loss to the Eagles on Sunday night. The injury happened as Cruz tried to catch a fourth-down pass in the end zone with the Giants trailing 20-0. He grabbed his knee and was in obvious pain while carted off the field.

A Pro Bowl pick in 2012, Cruz is known for his salsa dance after scoring touchdowns. The injury is expected to end his season.

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