The Packers’ Shareholders Meeting Is a Window Into NFL Finances.

The Green Bay Packers are the only N.F.L. team whose fans can buy an ownership stake. Their annual shareholders meeting is part pep rally, part window into the league’s finances.

GREEN BAY, Wis. — It takes a certain type of Packers fan to tailgate outside Lambeau Field at sunrise months before the team’s season kicks off. But Tom Rozum isn’t an ordinary fan: He’s a Packers shareholder who last month was preparing to attend the team’s annual shareholder meeting, a rite unique to the N.F.L.’s only publicly owned team.

After Bloody Marys with family and friends, Rozum joined more than 8,000 other team shareholders in the stadium on a weekday morning

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