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Burress, Giants close to agreement on fine

Updated: September 29, 2008, 6:11 PM ET
Associated Press

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants and suspended star receiver Plaxico Burress are close to an agreement that will cut his fine for missing a team meeting last week.

Burress still will have to sit out the team-mandated one-game suspension against Seattle on Sunday.

The two sides worked over the weekend on an agreement, Richard Berthelsen, the interim executive director of the NFL Players Association, said during a visit to Giants Stadium on Monday.

"We are in ...

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