Shahid Khan, the owner of auto supplier Flex-N-Gate Corp., is joining the fraternity of National Football League owners after all. You may recall that last year Khan was blocked from buying a majority stake in NFL's St. Louis Rams. But better (?) things come to those who wait, and now Khan is preparing to take over the Jacksonville, Fla., Jaguars. With five games left in the regular season, the Rams are 2-9, while the Jaguars are 3-8. The Jags also just fired their head coach, former pro player Jack Del Rio. The Florida Times-Union's Jacksonville.com website is reporting today that Khan will own 100 percent of the Jaguars. He's buying the majority stake from Wayne Weaver, plus stakes from various limited partners. Flex-N-Gate is an automotive component supplier that moved into plastics in 2001 when it bought Ventra Group Inc. of Oakville, Ontario.
Flex-N-Gate's Khan finally gets an NFL team
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