Shiancoe, who posted 10 catches last season, is the only legitimate tight end on the roster, with all due respect to Mark Inkrott, of course.
"It's a great opportunity for him," said Tom Coughlin, who has had difficulty running offensive plays due to the scarcity of TEs on board. .
"It's all on my shoulders," New York's third-round pick last season said. "Now I just have to step it up." .
Mr. Perfection: Kurt Warner continues to be his own toughest critic as he learns the Giants offensive system. .
"It's just not natural to me yet," he said. "I haven't gotten to the point where it's just clicked. That part has been frustrating for me. .
"Whether I've been here one day or six years, I was to do everything perfectly."
Warner said he wouldn't balk at helping his main competition, Eli Manning. .
"We're all in this together, we want to be the best quarterbacking unit we can be," Warner said. "I'm just worried about playing up to how capable I am. I'd put my talents and abilities up against anybody." .
Weighty issues: While Tom Coughlin was pleased with how much weight starting DT Norman Hand has lost, he's not so thrilled with the progress of rookie free agent QB Jared Lorenzen. .
"He's made some progress, but not as much as we'd like," Coughlin said. "I will say this – he's a big kid, a big-boned kid." .
Lorenzen has some stiff competition to make the roster, what with the rise of "The Bachelor," Jesse Palmer, and the return of NFL Europe star Ryan Van Dyke. .
Injury report: Coughlin said that second-year DT William Joseph has "made good progress" after recent chest surgery. .
"He's out of his sling and he's running," Coughlin said. "A torn pec takes a while." .
Coughlin also said that CB Will Allen and LB Carlos Emmons are "making good progress."
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