BOOSE SUSPENDED

Redskins defensive end Dorian Boose was suspended one game and fined $7,500 for his involvement in a sideline fight at Green Bay on Monday.

Boose's suspension, which he'll likely appeal, will be for the Oct. 7 game at New York, further depleting a thin line.

Boose also will lose a game check. Commissioner Paul Tagliabue suspended Boose for improper contact with side judge David Wyant and head linesman Paul Weidner during a fight on the Packers' bench, which was started in part by Redskins linebacker Shawn Barber.

''It's very clear that if there's an incident ongoing, you can't get involved,'' Redskins coach Marty Schottenheimer said.

In addition, Packers linebacker Nate Wayne was fined $5,000 for his role in the altercation.

With Marco Coleman ailing, and possibly out for four weeks, the Redskins needed Boose to back up Kenard Lang and Bruce Smith at end.

Newly signed Tyrone Williams can play both tackle and end. Also, the Redskins will receive a roster exemption for that game.


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