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Bieniemy, Saleh among minorities in running for top jobs
Minority Candidates Football FILE – In this Nov. 1, 2020, file photo, San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh cheers on his team from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle. One year ago, Saleh and Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy missed out on the …


NFL has long list of minority coaching, G.M. candidates
Dec 6, 2020A generation ago, under the clear threat of litigation from Cyrus Mehri and the late Johnnie Cochran, the NFL promulgated the Rooney Rule, which requires at least one minority candidate to be interviewed for every head-coaching position. It has been expanded to include G.M. jobs. As of 2021, it will further expand to other high-level positions.


The NFL has tried to address its minority hiring problem …
Dec 17, 2020Of five openings, none went to Black coaches, and only Washington, which hired Ron Rivera, chose a minority candidate. The cycle left the NFL with three Black head coaches (Pittsburgh’s Mike…


Extra Points: Coaches, GMs, Schedule, OTAs
After the NFL expanded the Rooney Rule this offseason, it has a “ready list” of minority candidates for head coaching jobs, offensive and defensive coordinator positions and GM candidates, according to Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio.Beyond some of the big names — Eric Bieniemy, Marvin Lewis, Todd Bowles, Leslie Frazier among them — coaches like Clemson OC Tony Elliott, Penn State HC …


FootballScoop’s 2020-21 Minority Coaches Watch List
This list, despite our best efforts, won’t touch every worthy candidate of any ethnicity among the thousands of coaches throughout football. It is, however, an attempt to showcase and spotlight the important and undeniable rise of minority coaches in the game. FootballScoop.com’s Minority Coaches 2020-21 Watch List


Bieniemy, Saleh among minorities in running for top jobs
Here’s a look at some of the top minority assistants who could become head coaches next season: ERIC BIENIEMY: The offensive coordinator for the NFL’s most prolific offense over the past three seasons figures to be a top candidate for any team looking for an offensive mind to pair with a young quarterback. Bieniemy has worked side by side …


NFL approves plan to reward teams for developing minority
Nov 10, 2020The measure, 2020 Resolution JC-2A, differs from a previous plan that owners considered last spring that that would have provided incentives for teams hiring minority candidates.


NFL’s coaching summit highlights minority candidates – ABC …
The biggest takeaway following the NFL’s two-day quarterback coaching summit is there’s no shortage of qualified minority candidates waiting for opportunities to be head coaches and coordinators.


NFL owners table resolution to incentivize minority hires …
May 19, 2020 NFL owners have tabled the resolution that would incentivize teams to hire more minority candidates as head coaches or general managers, according to NFL.com’s Jim Trotter. Trotter…


Rooney Rule – Wikipedia
The Rooney Rule is a National Football League policy that requires league teams to interview ethnic-minority candidates for head coaching and senior football operation jobs. It is an example of affirmative action, even though there is no hiring quota or hiring preference given to minorities, only an interviewing quota. It was established in 2003, and variations of the rule are now in place in …
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