On Sunday, the Dallas Cowboys are expected to play the Oakland Raiders in their preseason finale.
The Raiders are coming off their preseason loss to the New England Patriots, which ended their three-game winning streak.
The Cowboys are coming in at 8-3, tied with the Pittsburgh Steelers for the AFC’s worst record, and are currently tied for first place in the NFC East.
It’s an opportunity for the Raiders to put together a better record, a team that finished last in the AFC West.
But the Raiders also have a long way to go to reach their lofty expectations.
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr will not play Sunday because of a shoulder injury.
Carr was limited in practice during the preseason and was inactive for the game against the Patriots.
Carr did throw a touchdown pass Sunday in the Raiders win over the New York Jets.
The quarterback is expected to be ready to play against the Cowboys on Tuesday, but it will be a bit early for Carr to start.
The other players who will be unavailable are defensive end Justin Tuck and offensive lineman Mike Brisiel, who were both injured in last week’s win over New England.
The Giants, meanwhile, have a bye week to prepare for their trip to Green Bay.
This will be the first of four games for the Packers.
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers is expected back on the field against the Packers after missing time with a groin injury.
But Green Bay won’t have the same amount of players that the Cowboys will have to play.
The Packers will have six on the active roster, including defensive tackle Datone Jones, cornerback Sam Shields, offensive tackle T.J. Lang, defensive end/linebacker Ahkello Witherspoon and linebacker Ryan Pickett.
The only other player not on the roster is linebacker Josh Boyd, who was signed to the practice squad on Friday.
The game between the Cowboys and Raiders is expected in Oakland on Tuesday.