NFL Announces Major Steps to Incentive Teams to Hire Minorities for Top Posts

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NFL Announces Major Steps to Incentive Teams to Hire Minorities for Top Posts

By Stacy M. Brown
NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent
@StacyBrownMedia

National Football League teams must now interview at least two minority candidates for head coaching positions under new resolutions that the league hopes will improve diversity among its 32 teams.

In an expansion of its Rooney Rule, which had previously called on teams to interview minority candidates, the league said teams must also interview at least one minority candidate for coordinator openings and one external candidate for positions in teams’ front offices.

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