Papa John’s founder John Schnatter continues to search for a good spot to dig, despite being at rock bottom. He may have found one.
In Friday’s radio interview with Terry Meiners of 840 WHAS, Schnatter shrugged at the replacement of Papa John’s with Pizza Hut as the official pizza of the NFL, and then pounced on pro football’s Commissioner.
“We are very glad to get out of the NFL relationship, because we still get to sponsor some players and we still get to sponsor some teams and we still get to be part of the community,” Schnatter said. “But we don’t want to do business with Roger Goodell, period. And I don’t want to do business with Roger Goodell, and we’ve had enough success where we get to pick who we do business with. And Roger Goodell runs the NFL, and we made a decision to get a divorce, and we did.”
Meiners, who otherwise did a very good job in the 28-minute interview, moved on to questions about baseball’s relationship with the company, missing a clear and obvious chance to…