While NFL owners are wrapping up their meeting in Orlando today, one of the guys trying to join their club is in Charlotte.
Via Kelsey Riggs of WCNC, Canadian steel magnate Alan Kestenbaum is touring the Panthers facilities at Bank of America Stadium today, the first bidder for the team to do an in-person site visit.
The interest in the team has clearly ramped up in recent days, and it’s likely that Jerry Richardson’s choice will be known in the next few weeks.
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Suh had also visited the Saints and Titans, but called off a trip to see the Raiders. The Jets pulled their offer before it got to this point.
The league is still investigating Panthers owner Jerry Richardson’s alleged workplace misconduct, but otherwise the news seemed good for him.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said owners got a presentation from the Panthers on the sale of the team, and described the interest in the team as unprecedented.
The previous record for a sale of an NFL team was the $1.4 billion the Bills fetched in 2014, and early estimates on the Panthers sale put it in the $2.5 billion range. One bidder is in Charlotte today, and Goodell said that the hope remains a buyer will be able to be ratified at the May meeting in Atlanta.
The restricted free agent wideout has taken his third visit, as he met with the Saints Saturday, according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune.
He has also met with the Colts and Ravens.