Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Sunday, September 15, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Day 77° Partly Cloudy
Sports

NFL fines Marshawn Lynch $50,000 for not speaking to media

By Tim Booth Associated Press

RENTON, Wash. – The NFL fined Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch $50,000 for violations of the league’s media policy.

League spokesman Michael Signora confirmed the fine Wednesday, which will total $100,000. Along with the $50,000 for violating the NFL Media Policy this year, the league is collecting the $50,000 fine that was imposed against Lynch for violations last season. The fine from 2013 was held in anticipation of future cooperation.

The league’s media policy mandates that players must be available during the week and in the locker room following all games. Lynch did not talk the past two weeks after games against the Giants and Kansas City.

Subscribe to the sports newsletter

Get the day’s top sports headlines and breaking news delivered to your inbox by subscribing here.

You have been successfully subscribed!
There was a problem subscribing you to the newsletter. Double check your email and try again, or email webteam@spokesman.com