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Burress participates in Giants' Saturday walk-through drills

TEMPE, Ariz. -- After missing a week of practice with ankle
and knee injuries, New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress
participated in a walk-through Saturday.

In a text message Sunday to ESPN's Ed Werder, Burress said, "I'm ready to roll."

"I think he's a little bit better today," coach Tom Coughlin
told pool reporter Mike Sando of ESPN.com. "He gets a little bit
better each day, and hopefully we'll be able to have some further
improvement tomorrow."

The 50-minute walk-through began with abbreviated stretching,
followed by special teams, defense and offense sessions. Team
president John Mara and general manager Jerry Reese watched the
workout at the Arizona Cardinals' headquarters.

"We're excited and we're ready to go," Coughlin said. "It's
been a nice week in terms of working up to [the game] and we find
ourselves right here, so we're looking forward to it."

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.