On Wednesday, Michael Thomas received a letter from the New Orleans Saints with the heading “Fine for Conduct Detrimental to the Club”. The letter included a fine of $58,823.53, but did not include any language referencing an official suspension.
Mike Florio reported this interesting development on the same day the letter became public:
It appears, then, that the Saints needed to somehow send a message to a possible burgeoning diva; but they had to do it in a skillful way. Messing with a player’s guaranteed money might be the best way to piss them off to a point they can’t move on from...