Seattle Seahawks trade in Papa John’s for Pizza Hut
The National Football League’s (NFL) Seattle Seahawks have announced an exclusive multi-year partnership with Pizza Hut less than a week after terminating a similar deal with its controversy marred rival Papa John’s.
The deal comes in the wake of the fallout following last week’s revelations of racist comments made by Papa John’s owner John Schnatter in a May conference call. The new agreement sees Pizza Hut become the official pizza sponsor of the Seahawks. Although the company became the official pizza of the NFL in February, the contract with the Seahawks marks Pizza Hut’s first local NFL team partnership.
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