We noted in our story on Friday that one reason Marshawn Lynch had agreed to meet with the media for a talk that lasted roughly one minute, 23 seconds is that he was due to be subject to fines for not cooperating.
NFL fined Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch $50K this week only after it found out he had violated league’s media policy and not spoken all season.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 5, 2014
Lynch, in fact, had not spoken to the media since the Miami game in November, 2012. There was a report that he was fined after not speaking following Seattle playoff games last season, as well.