EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ- Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson could be in for an awfully big game against the Giants this afternoon.
After sitting out practice throughout the majority of this week, Giants starting right tackle Marshall Newhouse is officially inactive for Sunday's game. Starting in his place will be rookie seventh-round pick Bobby Hart. The start will be the first of the Florida State product's career.
Also out for the Giants are receiver Geremy Davis, safety Brandon Meriweather, linebacker Devon Kennard, offensive lineman Emmett Cleary, tight end Larry Donnell and defensive end George Selvie.
Will Tye will start in place of Donnell and Craig Dahl for Meriweather. Giants interior offensive linemen Weston Richburg and Justin Pugh will both start.
As for the Jets, the team will be without, as expected, starting cornerbacks Darrelle Revis (concussion) and Marcus Williams (knee). In Revis' place, Buster Skrine will start.
Also out for the Jets are quarterback Bryce Petty, safety Dion Bailey, guard Dakota Dozier, tackle Ben Ijalana and linebacker Josh Martin.
Connor Hughes is the New York Jets beat writer for The Journal Inquirer and Scout.com. He can be reached on Twitter (@Connor_J_Hughes), or via email (firstname.lastname@example.org)