Shockey, of course, was injured late in the season and missed the glorious Super Bowl run. In his absence rookie Kevin Boss stepped up and played very well. However, most of Boss' damage was done against single-coverage, not the usual double- and triple-teams that Shockey consistently has to contend with. Not to mention that Shockey is a much better blocker than Boss.
Unless Big Blue is totally blown away by an offer from New Orleans, or any of the other few clubs interested in Shockey, you can fully expect number 80 to be in next season's starting lineup.
Looking for a couple more players the Giants might be interested in? Well, with the loss of Gibril Wilson to Oakland, a few safeties the Giants might have their eyes on are former Jaguar Sammy Knight, former Patriot Eugene Wilson and former Charger Marlon McCree.
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