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Giants agree to cut Burress' fine in half, retain 1-game suspension

Updated: October 3, 2008, 3:55 PM ET
By Sal Paolantonio | ESPN.com

The New York Giants and wide receiver Plaxico Burress reached an agreement Friday to cut the financial penalty levied against him in half but keep Burress' one-game suspension.

Burress will miss Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks and he will be docked $117,000, his weekly pay, for that game.

Originally, Burress was to be penalized $235,294 for two weeks, but the settlement cuts that fine in half.

Late Thursday night, the National Football League and the NFLPA ...

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