Former CEO Papa John claims NFL team owners asked him to fire Roger Goodell

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Former Pope John CEO John Schnatter opened for Sportscasting late last month about the 2017 situation in which he claimed Washington Commanders owner Daniel Snyder and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones want him fired by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at the height of nationality a controversy about the anthem.

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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and John Schnatter are attending DirecTV Super Saturday Night at Pier 40 on February 1, 2014 in New York City.

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and John Schnatter are attending DirecTV Super Saturday Night at Pier 40 on February 1, 2014 in New York City.
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The New York Post noted that Schnatter was arguing with Goodell at the time and blaming him for the fall of Pope John. Schnatter was against the players kneeling during the anthem.

Schnatter told Sportscasting he told Snyder and Jones that it was not his job to fire Goodell.

“… Remember, Goodell is a coward, and he’s incompetent. And he’s just happy. Jerry Jones, owner of Cowboys, Indra Nooyi [former CEO] with PepsiCo, and Dan Snyder called me – a few other people – about Goodell’s behavior and the way he handled it. Jones and Dan Snyder … wanted Goodell fired. This is like the first of November, the end of October.

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INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 4: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell watches before the Las Vegas Raiders ’game against the Los Angeles Chargers at SoFi Stadium on October 4, 2021 in Inglewood, California.

INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 4: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell watches before the Las Vegas Raiders ’game against the Los Angeles Chargers at SoFi Stadium on October 4, 2021 in Inglewood, California.
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“They called and said, ‘You have to kick this guy out. You’re the number one sponsor of the league when it comes to notoriety, acceptance and association. Everyone loves you, they love Peyton [Manning]. We hate Goodell. “

Schnatter added: “I said, ‘No. It’s not my job to fire your commissioner. He works for you. I just sell pizzas. I have a small business family that, you know, probably 35 percent of our spending in the NFL, fell for 20 percent. This kind of problem-solving behavior to the satisfaction of the owners and players creates a lot of problems for me and my recipients. And it’s been happening for two seasons … I had a free kick from two owners to go after Goodell in person. poisonous way. I just said, ‘Hey, grow up, be a leader and solve the problem so my small business owners stop taking it on their chin.’ “

Goodell will sign another contract. He reportedly demanded nearly $ 50 million a year with lifelong use of a private jet.

Dan Snyder, center, co-owner and co-CEO of Washington Commanders, adjusts the mask as he arrives to reveal the new identity of his NFL football team, on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, in Landover, Md.

Dan Snyder, center, co-owner and co-CEO of Washington Commanders, adjusts the mask as he arrives to reveal the new identity of his NFL football team, on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, in Landover, Md.
(AP Photo / Patrick Semansky)

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Schnatter eventually resigned as president after being heard saying the word N on a conference call.

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