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Giants Could Be Without 2 Starting WRs Again This Weekend

A picture of the New York Giants helmet on the field.

SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 08: The helmet of Antrel Rolle #26 of the New York Giants is seen prior to the start of the game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on December 8, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

The New York Giants may not be at full strength this Sunday in a pivotal NFC East battle against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Two starting wideouts, Kadarius Toney and Sterling Shepard, were off to the side working with trainers during Friday's practice, according to a report.

"No change in the status of Giants S Logan Ryan, says Joe Judge. He still needs his two negative COVID tests and is likely out for Sunday. WRs Kadarius Toney and Sterling Shepard will work with trainers today, so their status is in doubt, too," said

No change in the status of Giants S Logan Ryan, says Joe Judge. He still needs his two negative COVID tests and is likely out for Sunday.

WRs Kadarius Toney and Sterling Shepard will work with trainers today, so their status is in doubt, too.

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Kadarius Toney flashes superstar potential when he's healthy. The rookie out of Florida has caught 35 passes for 392 yards this season.

Sterling Shepard, meanwhile, has posted similar numbers. The 28-year-old has 32 catches for 324 yards and one touchdown this year.

The Giants are trying to bounce back after suffering a blowout loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last Thursday. It was an ugly outing by New York in all three phases of the game.

The good news is that Saquon Barkley was finally able to return to the football field. The bad news is he didn't make much of an impact (six carries for 25 yards and six catches for 31 yards).

If both Toney and Shepard can't give it a go on Sunday against the Eagles, Barkley will need a massive game for the Giants to take down the Eagles.