Panthers Owner Is Paying for Every Employee in the Organization to Go to Super Bowl 50

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Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson proved he was a man of integrity when he refused to resign Greg Hardy after the All-Pro defensive end was charged with beating up his girlfriend. Then he proved he was a total badass when he thew shade at Jerry Jones by quipping, “we do the right things.”

Now Richardson is once again proving himself to be one of the most generous owners in the NFL by paying for every single employee in the Panthers organization to attend Super Bowl 50. Even the interns.

The announcement was made by team president Danny Morrison.

“Mr. Richardson understands that this memorable season would not have been possible without harmony and a complete team effort,” Morrison explained. “This is not unprecedented as he also provided an opportunity for the Panthers staff to travel to the 2004 Super Bowl in Houston, Texas. It’s an incredibly gracious gift.”

At this point we don’t know whether Richardson will cover hotels and other expenses, or just airfare. But if my boss wanted to give me a plane ticket to San Francisco and tickets to the Super Bowl, I’d happily pay for my own hotel room. Hint hint.

Of course, the Golden State Warriors pulled a similar move last summer, bringing all team employees to Cleveland for Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

Surely Mr. Richardson is hoping karma is as kind to his team as it was to the Warriors.

Hat Tip – [The State]

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