The last time we heard from Wayne Weaver he was selling the Jacksonville Jaguars for $760 million and heading off into the sunset to live out his life without the thought of Blaine Gabbert throwing another INT. Now comes word that Wayne is saying “F-it, I’m unloading my 14,000 sq. ft. frat house.” Dude is 77 and was asking $10 million. The Buy It Now price is now $5.5 million...
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Late last year Wayne Weaver agreed to sell the Jacksonville Jaguars to Illinois businessman Shahid Khan. Khan placed a bid to buy the St. Louis Rams in 2010 but was unsuccessful as then minority shareholder Stan Kroenke exercised a right to buy the rest of the team with a matching bid. The Jaguars sale [...]
Wayne Weaver's office is nearly empty. All that remains are some pictures, his computer and a few loose files scattered across his desk - just enough to avoid echoes in the spacious room.
Weaver is down to his final few days as owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars, a countdown that has been more bitter than sweet after 18 years, 352 games, six postseason appearances and few regrets...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2011
The Jaguars close out the Wayne Weaver era Sunday by hosting the Indianapolis Colts in a bizarre game that both teams are better off losing.
Pending Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan is avoiding the limelight for now.
Khan says in a statement that he has turned down an invitation from outgoing Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver to attend Monday night's game against San Diego.
The Illinois businessman says he will be in New York to focus on the NFL Finance Committee's meeting Tuesday. The sale, reported to be worth...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2011
The NFL's least popular franchise, the Jacksonville Jaguars, are about to be sold to a rich man named Shahid Khan. Khan is from Central Illinois, and has tried in the past to purchase the St. Louis Rams. Shahid Khan is not just a buisness man, but he is an NFL fan as well. Current Jags owner, Wayne Weaver, has promised Jacksonville residents the team will stay. YEA RIGHT...
Jags owner Wayne Weaver not only fired Jack del Rio but he also sold the franchise to Illinois businessman Shahid Khan. For years, rumors have spread that the team would relocate to Los Angeles,...
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November 30, 2011
The NFL and fans should expect the Jacksonville Jaguars to move to Los Angeles as soon as the stadium is ready to be occupied. On Tuesday, it was announced that the Jacksonville Jaguars would be sold. Owner Wayne Weaver dealt the club to Illinois businessman, Shahid Khan for a reported $760 million dollars, the sale will have to be ratified by 24 of the 32 owners.
A person familiar with the decision says Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver is selling the team to Illinois businessman Shahid Khan.
The person told The Associated Press that Khan, who was born in Pakistan in 1950 and moved to the United States when he was 16, and Weaver's deal is not expected to move the team.
The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because no public announcement...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2011
Tania Ganguli of the Florida Times-Union is reporting that the Jacksonville Jaguars have been sold to Shahid Kahn, who attempted to buy the Rams in 2010. Kahn is expected to announce that he'll be keeping the team in Jacksonville, something the Jaguars current owner, Wayne Weaver, was very adamant about from the very start of the franchise.
It's been widely speculated that...