The controversy surrounding the NFL's player protests have continued to grow since President Trump became involved in late September. The POTUS proposed that players who do not stand for the national anthem should be fired from the league, as they are disrespecting both the country and its flag. Hip-hop mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs weighed in on Twitter, telling players "If you do whatever you do in unity, you can’t be stopped."

A united league

In his letter to NFL teams on Wednesday, commissioner Roger Goodell told players that they should all stand for the national anthem.

He said that the controversial protests have threatened the league's unity and must end for the sake of the players and fans.

In response to the letter which is aiming to simply end protests instead of hearing players out, Diddy went on a Twitter rant about the league. The rapper revealed that he has always wanted to own an individual team, but has different goals now. "I did have a dream to own a NFL team but now my dream is to own our own league!"

A league made for players

He describes the league under his ownership as "A league where you can be yourself," mentioning that even a retirement plan would be included for players.

Diddy says his league would give players the freedom to be "great people" who are allowed to protest, utilizing the right to freedom of speech.

His idea of a perfect league would allow protests without the demonization that current NFL players have faced over the past year.

The hip-hop mogul finished up his rant with a simple, bold statement: "SELL ME THE NFL NOW!!!!"

Despite his strong, passionate pitch, New York Daily News states that it would be impossible for Diddy to actually purchase the entire league.

A different person or group owns each individual NFL team and places a vote for the commissioner.

Falling short

It seems that it may not be possible for the mogul to purchase even 1 of the 32 teams in the league. On average, a team costs about $1 billion to purchase. This is however just an average, not representing most of the teams.

The Dallas Cowboys are the highest valued team at $4.2 billion.

According to Forbes' latest 2017 update, Diddy is worth $820 million. While this places him at the top of the "Richest in Hip-Hop" list, it would not be nearly enough to purchase a team, never mind the entire league.

Though Diddy may not actually be able to purchase the entire league, it will be interesting to see what action he takes in helping NFL players continue their protests.