Lynch was fined $50,000 Wednesday for not talking to the media after games or practices, which is stipulated in the league’s media policy. In addition, the NFL will collect another $50,000 for violating the media policy last season. The league didn't collect that money last year in hopes that Lynch would start to cooperate with the media.
In the past, Lynch has either ignored reporters or given irrelevant answers to questions.
Lynch’s mother has even made mention that the running back “hates reporters.”
At media day for Super Bowl XLVIII, Lynch showed up with sunglasses on and the hood of his hoodie up, as he stood in silence in front of a throng of reporters.
"I'm just about that action, boss," Lynch told analyst Deion Sanders during an uncomfortable exchange.
Calls to the league for additional comment were not returned.
Lynch was also in the news this week for being a good Samaritan.
Lynch reportedly went out of his way to return a man's wallet that he found on the ground at a gas station. Lynch drove the wallet to the man's home and left it with a neighbor when he discovered the man was still out.
The man thanked Lynch for his kindness on Twitter, which Lynch acknowledged with a retweet.