On October 31, Papa John's Pizza released its third quarter financial results. While the company didn't post losses, its sluggish growth and predictions of lower sales in coming quarters triggered a bit of a panic among investors. By 12:30pm on Wednesday, November 1, Papa John's stock had dropped by 11%, resulting in "Papa" John Schnatter himself losing an estimated $70 million. Who does Papa John blame for this financial setback?
The NFL has hurt us by not resolving the current debacle to the players' and owners' satisfaction.
Papa John's blaming NFL players kneeling for pizza sales?— I Put My (@DickInDaDope) November 1, 2017
Papa John's out here makin their pizzas in Easy Bake Ovens but blame their lack of sales on black player's kneeling during the anthem. 🤔😣😂😂😂— Thomas Q. Jones (@ThomasJonesRB) November 2, 2017