“I don’t know if they’ll be partners on it,” the man said, adding that each “has an interest.”
Bezos owns the Washington Post. He has been mentioned as a potential owner of other NFL franchises, including the Seattle Seahawks.
Amazon currently carries the NFL’s “Thursday Night Football” package.
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The Commanders said Wednesday that Daniel and Tanya Snyder, his wife and the franchise’s CEO, had hired an investment bank to “consider potential transactions” with the Commanders. The team did not say whether the Snyders intended to sell the entire franchise or a minority stake. “We are exploring all options,” a commanders spokesman said Wednesday.
He will discuss the sale with Daniel Snyder and his team at the NFL, the Oversight and Reform Committee, and the DC and Virginia attorneys general. Investigators with the U.S. attorney’s office in the Eastern District of Virginia have interviewed witnesses in a financial embezzlement case related to the group, multiple people familiar with the situation said Wednesday. The group has denied any financial irregularities.
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay said last month that NFL team owners should pay close attention to voting to remove Snyder from the Chiefs’ ownership.
Forbes estimated in August that the commanders were worth $5.6 billion.
Bezos has an estimated net worth of $113.2 billion, according to Forbes, making him the fourth-richest person in the world.
Other NFL owners have expressed strong interest in Bezos buying a team in the past.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said in a 2019 interview with The Post, “I’m sure if someone as community-minded as him gets involved in the Seattle situation, it’s going to be good for everybody in the long run.”
As part of the NFL’s new broadcast deals announced last year, Amazon has become the exclusive national carrier of the Thursday Night Package. Those deals would pay the league more than $110 billion in rights fees over 11 years.
Bezos will attend Amazon’s season-opening Thursday night game — Sept. 15 in Kansas City, Mo. Chiefs-Chargers game – found and saved. With NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell At least for part of the game.
Jay-Z’s Roc Nation agency, whose real name is Sean Carter, partnered with the NFL in 2019 to co-produce the Super Bowl halftime show. He is a former part owner of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and is worth $1.3 billion, according to Forbes.