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49ers Inks Deal With Papa John's That Includes Former Players

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 04 / 15

The 49ers have signed Papa John's as a team sponsor for the ‘15 season. As part of the agreement, any 49ers alumni appearing in a future Papa John's TV commercial can wear an authentic 49ers jersey. In past Papa John's ads, 49ers legend Joe Montana has worn a generic red jersey. To kick off ...

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