New York Giants defensive end Osi minute interview session with the media on Wednesday.

Umenyiora said in a statement issued by the Giants that he "misunderstood the schedule."

"It won't happen again," Umenyiora said, "and I will be at tomorrow's media session and available after the game."

The Giants are in Indianapolis preparing for Sunday's Super Bowl against the New England Patriots.

The NFL said in a statement announcing the fine that all other Giants and Patriots players were available for Wednesday's interview sessions.