Not sure why this comparison is being made, Nicks didn't even play the same amount of games.
“Never argue with an idiot. They will only bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.” MB Rule # 1
Cruz' down side is he drops too many catch-able throws, and he'll stop going for the ball to avoid contact.
Then again, when you go for some of Eli's throws you end up like Kevin Boss.
“One player can’t control the outcome of a whole season or a certain game.” - Eli Manning
Well are you going by % or total drops? Total drops, Nicks is tied for 5th. By %, Cruz is not one on the worst 10...