Originally Posted by Beantown Bronco
He can't be fined, but he can't collect the entire $9.8 mil. He'll lose the 10 weeks of game checks and collect around $4 mil for the season instead. So, in effect, it is a $6 mil fine.
It is true he won't collect the checks, but I feel it is semantically questionable to call not earning money for not working being fined.