Why Packers' Owners Should Sue NFL

The shareholders of the Green Bay Packers should take the NFL to court.

The Packers were organized as a nonprofit corporation in 1919, and currently, the organization has nearly 375,000 shareholders. While shares of Packers’ stock pay no dividend, owners are allowed to vote each year on various aspects of the organization’s operation, and they are empowered by certain rights and responsibilities.

The NFL marred the 2012 season by hiring a horrendously incompetent bunch of replacement referees. Throughout the first three weeks of play, blown calls were routine, and repeated stories of bias, incompetence, and under-qualification were the norm. One replacement official, for instance, was fired for incompetence from the satirically bad Lingerie Football...

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