As the Packers come to town on Sunday, the Giants will be without a few playmakers once again in this Week 13 matchup.
Highlighting the group is WR Golden Tate, who suffered a concussion in the loss to the Bears last week. Since he returned to the Giants after his suspension for the first four games of the season, Tate has been a consistent target for Daniel Jones.
The veteran receiver has seen at least six targets in each game this season, with a 63.2 percent catch percentage. He has 36 receptions for 450 yards and four touchdowns over seven games.
In his place, Cody Latimer is going to get the start. However, it will be up to Sterling Shepard to pick up his workload to make up for Tate being out. Shepard had nine targets last week, but only totaled 15 yards on five receptions. He'll look to rebound this week if Jones looks his way.
And he should considering Evan Engram will be out once again this week with a mid-foot sprain. Engram was saying it was possible he could return, but the Giants are being cautious and taking their time with his injury.
On the other side of the ball, S Jabrill Peppers will miss his first game as a Giant this season. This one was a given after he suffered a tranverse process fracture during a punt return in the second quarter last week.
In turn, expect to see more of rookie Julian Love at safety alongside Antoine Bethea. He collected his first career interception in his Chicago homecoming, and the Giants will hope for more big plays from him.
Other than these three, TE Rhett Ellison, G Chad Slad, OT Eric Smith, and QB Alex Tanney are set as inactives.