The New York Giants will be without Hakeem Nicks as they play their biggest rival, the Philadelphia Eagles, on national television Sunday night. Nicks is among the inactives listed by the teams before kickoff, and is the biggest name to miss the primetime game.
The Giants list Nicks, right tackle David Diehl, cornerback Jayron Hosley, linebacker Keith Rivers, defensive end Adewale Ojomo, right guard Mitch Petrus, and tight end Adrien Robinson as the players who won't dress. Safety Antrel Rolle was a question mark earlier in the week, but he'll be on the field. In Nicks' place will be Ramses Barden, who came up huge during last week's Thursday night game and will again start. Ahmad Bradshaw, who missed last week's game, will also start, but he's expected to cede some carries to Andre Brown.
The Eagles won't dress offensive tackle King Dunlap, linebacker Akeem Jordan, wide receiver Riley Cooper, offensive lineman Nate Menkin, running back Dion Lewis, safety Colt Anderson and defensive end Vinny Curry. Jamar Chaney will start at WILL linebacker in place of Jordan.