The NFL partnership has been strained since Papa John’s founder John Schnatter slammed the league in November, saying that declining ratings had hurt sales. He also said that Commissioner Roger Goodell mishandled the national anthem controversy.
Intense demand for chicken wings from a growing roster of retailers drove up prices last year. Restaurateurs like Buffalo Wild Wings are relieved that supply has normalized again, just in time for the Super Bowl.
A person familiar with the negotiations said Monday the Indianapolis Colts are "close" to reaching a deal that would make New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels their next head coach.
The Indianapolis Colts' two seemingly ageless wonders acknowledged they would each like to play another season of football, meaning Sunday's season finale against Houston isn't likely to be their last game.