Giants WR Steve Smith will miss the remainder of the season after injuring both his hamstring and knee on Monday night.
Here's another key matchup to watch when the Giants and Vikings meet Sunday at the Metrodome.
In a matter of a couple weeks, the Giants went from having one of strongest receiving corps to one of the thinnest. That's not what Eli Manning owners wanted to hear.
It was clear that the Giants missed WR Steve Smith in their loss to the Eagles, but now they must deal with now having Hakeem Nicks either.
OLT Jordan Gross and WR Steve Smith are two of the players charged with keeping things in order for the Panthers.
Despite the fact that Hakeem Nicks appeared to have replaced Steve Smith as the Giants' big-play, go-to receiver this season, the loss of Smith will sting.
Giants WR Steve Smith will miss Sunday's game against the Cowboys with a partially torn pectoral muscle. He suffered the injury during practice on Thursday.
Panthers head coach John Fox called injured WR Steve Smith "day-to-day" at a press conference on Monday, but Smith's agent said the receiver likely will not play vs. the Bears in Week Five.
Panthers WR Steve Smith's agent Derrick Fox said Monday that Smith will "most likely" sit out Sunday's game against the Bears.
Panthers WR Steve Smith reportedly suffered a high ankle sprain in Week Four's loss to the Saints.
Some expected the Panthers to make QB Matt Moore one of the offensive captains in a show of support before his first opening-day start, but the team voted for WR Steve Smith and OLT Jordan Gross.
According to "NFC Whispers," Eagles TE Cornelius Ingram is fully healthy and showing great athleticism and appears to have the inside track to be Brent Celek's top backup.
GM Marty Hurney has failed to find a young complementary receiver to pair with Steve Smith in his tenure and it long has been a glaring need.