As of yesterday, the Giants' braintrust was unsure about where they'd practice new signing Shawn Andrews. He originally made his name at right guard with the Eagles, where he became a two-time Pro Bowler. But once the discussions were settled, the Giants decided to put him to work, at least initially, at left tackle and left guard.
Seems a bit odd, considering they already have two solid people battling there in Will Beatty and David Diehl. But this is a definite hedge against Rich Seubert's broken hand. If Seubert re-injures the hand -- he is supposed to practice this afternoon and should see playing time Saturday in Baltimore -- at least they'll have an experienced player to come in behind Diehl, or play next to him, in the preseason rotation.
In other news, Brandon Jacobs said he expected to practice today after neck stiffness caused him to miss the Steelers game. And safety Sha'reff Rashad said he feels "normal" after Saturday's concussion, but has yet to undergo the testing necessary to get him back on the playing field.