Article below by Jason La Confora at cbssports.com. After having probably been encouraged to do so by Jerry Jones to do so, the Papa Johns CEO’s ridiculous comments regarding the NFL protests’ impact on sales likely influenced Kaepernick’s legal team to add him to the list of individuals to depose. That the protests affected sales is patently absurd; it is more probable that the mediocre nature of his product was the culprit. A point intimated by Pizza Hut who noted that its sales were just fine!
Former Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter has been informed that Colin Kaepernick’s legal team seeks to depose him as part of the quarterback’s collusion case against the NFL, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
Schnatter earned criticism within his company and outside of it for remarks he made on an earning’s call during the season, blaming the NFL’s declining ratings and citing players kneeling during the national anthem for his declining sales. Specifically, Kaepernick’s legal team aims to interview Schnatter about any role Cowboys owner Jerry Jones may have played in those comments; Jones repeatedly spoke out publicly against “protesting” players and owns over 100 hundred Papa John’s stores and is known to have a close relationship with Schnatter.
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