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Papa John's tweets apology for being 'divisive' when ripping NFL

Papa John's tweets apology for being 'divisive' when ripping NFL
Published On: Wed, Nov 15
Oct 12, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA;Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh (C) laughs with guard John Urschel (64) after scoring against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. The Ravens won 48-17. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

A couple weeks after CEO John Schnatter blamed the NFL for sagging pizza sales, Papa John's is trying to tone down the vitriol.

Tuesday, the company apologized, said it supports players' protests and denounced neo-nazis, via its Twitter account

On the company's earnings call earlier this month, Schnatter basically called out NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for his handling of player protests.

"The NFL leadership has hurt Papa John's shareholders," Schnatter said. "The NFL has been a long and valued partner over the years. But we're certainly disappointed that the NFL and its leadership did not resolve the ongoing situation to the satisfaction of all parties long ago. This should've been nipped in the bud a year and half ago."

After the statements, a white-supremacist publication claimed Papa John's as their official pizza. The company scrambled to try to distance itself from the alt-right.

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