The image above articulates perfectly just what the NFL did to Adam "Pacman" Jones and Chris Henry today. As part of Commissioner Roger Goodell's new conduct policy, Jones was suspended for the year for his numerous off-the-field incidents. He is suspended WITHOUT PAY; same with Henry.
It's likely the Players Union will fight this, but I have a feeling most fans agree with it. You can read Jimmy's assessment here and Kirkendall's assessment here.