Diddy wants to buy the Carolina Panthers and sign Colin Kaepernick

Posted December 21, 2017

"I will immediately address the Colin Kaepernick situation and put him in the running for next year's starting quarterback", Diddy said in a video.

Jerry Richardson plans to sell the Carolina Panthers And already one celebrity with Charlotte ties is expressing interest in joining Diddy.

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The 81-year-old, who is a former National Football League player, has been a majority owner of the Charlotte-based team since it began playing in the National Football League as an expansion franchise in 1995. The team's announcement said the investigation was being conducted by the law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart and Sullivan, LLP and was being overseen by Erskine Bowles, a limited partner in the franchise and the former White House chief of staff. He said that this would be to create competition between Kaepernick and Cam Newton, so he isn't implying that the team would cut ties with the current Panthers' QB. "ATTN all @NFL owners, it's time for diversity!"

Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry tweeted Sunday that he wants in, which is a good sign, because Diddy likely can't buy the team solo. He will not entertain any inquiries before the last game has been played. "Let's make history", Diddy wrote.

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Richardson is on the only former National Football League player to own a franchise. Workplace misconduct has led to the pending sale of the Panthers. According Sports Illustrated, Richardson is reportedly being investigated for alleged workplace sexual misconduct and, in one accusation, for calling an African-American scout a racial slur. Team President Danny Morrison resigned earlier this year and has not been replaced, and Jerry Richardson fired Dave Gettleman as the Panthers' general manager just before training camp and replaced him with former GM Marty Hurney.

Two-time NBA MVP Curry, who is from North Carolina and a huge Panthers fan, responded: "I want in!". The team is now valued at $2.3 billion but Forbes says Combs only has a net worth of $820 million.

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