LONDON — On Sunday, the New York Giants will face the Green Bay Packers across the pond at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.

Both teams will enter the game at 3-1 on the season, marking the first time in the NFL that two teams with winning records are playing on foreign soil.

Good news for the Giants, they will have a starting quarterback against the Packers. Daniel Jones (ankle) didn’t even get an official designation on the week’s latest injury report, meaning he’s fit and likely to start.

Backup Tyrod Taylor was ruled out with a concussion in Sunday’s 20-12 win over the Chicago Bears. Jones and Davis Webb, who will be promoted from the practice squad, will be active quarterbacks for the Giants against the Packers in London. New York has no other quarterbacks on the roster.

Jones suffered a sprained ankle when he was sacked in the third quarter against the Bears. He was a limited participant in practice this week. But he told ESPN after Thursday’s practice that he’s “feeling better, getting better every day.”

The Giants had a light workout Friday morning after traveling overseas to England.

In addition to Taylor, wide receivers Van’Dale Robinson (knee), Kenny Golladay (knee) and Kadarius Toney (hamstring), outside linebacker Aziz Ojulari (calf), defensive lineman Henry Mando (ankle) and cornerback Cor’Dale Fleet (calf) ) were also excluded.

Defenseman Leonard Williams (knee) is questionable.

Jones’ biggest question was how much the ankle limited his mobility. Jones’ legs were a big part of the Giants’ offense and their top offense. He is second on the team with 31 rushes for 198 yards with two touchdowns.

But Jones seemed to be moving well in practice this week. The Giants shortstop told ESPN that he participated in most of the first-team reps at Thursday’s practice. That seemed to indicate there was a good chance Jones could start Sunday against the Packers.

New York coach Brian Daboll likely wanted to wait and see how Jones would react after the long flight overseas. The results were apparently positive considering Jones was not listed on the final injury report.

It won’t be easy for Jones and the Giants offense. They are less than projected to be their top four wide receivers for the season. Golladay and Toney didn’t even make the trip, Sterling Shepard (torn ACL) is out for the season and Robinson needs another week before returning from a sprained MCL suffered against the Tennessee Titans.

New York is taking just three healthy receivers into the contest – David Sills V, Richie James and Darius Slayton. Marcus Johnson is also expected to be removed from the practice squad.


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