Aside from the absences of Plaxico Burress and Jeremy Shockey, there were some interesting tidbits reported following Monday's workout.
• Guy Whimper feels ready to challenge for the starting left tackle spot.
• R.W. McQuarters is, at least for now, ahead of Corey Webster for a starting cornerback slot.
• New placekicker Lawrence Tynes is happy to be a Giant.
For a full report, check out Inside Football.