Quarterback Scott Tolzien will make his second career start for the Green Bay Packers and linebacker Clay Matthews is set to lose the club on his right hand.
The Packers will need all the help they can get to avoid coming out flat when they travel to MetLife Stadium to play the New York Giants.
If Green Bay can’t limit the damage with Aaron Rodgers out, this will be the team’s only trip to MetLife this season (the site of this year’s Super Bowl).
New York Giants (3-6) Analysis: After losing their first six games of the year, the Giants have reeled off three straight wins versus teams with a combined record of 10-18 (Vikings, Eagles and Raiders). The G-Men haven’t done it easily either with two of the three victories coming by single-digits.
At first glance, you would think the Giants have no chance in the backfield with their 29th ranked rush offense (76.9 ypg) against the Packers’ 13th ranked rush defense (106.7 ypg). But with Andre Brown running for 115 yards on 30 carries in his...