While the NFL has ruled the Oakland Raiders met Rooney Rule requirements during the process in which Jon Gruden was hired as coach, John Wooten feels differently. The league announced Friday that after its investigation into the matter, the Raiders will face no discipline. Wooten, the chairman of the Fritz Pollard Alliance that promotes diversity […]
Jon Gruden’s hiring has turned into a flashpoint for the Rooney Rule. Jon Gruden’s hiring has turned into a flashpoint for the Rooney Rule between the NFL and the Fitz Pollard Alliance. The Oakland Raiders pursued Gruden with so such a myopic focus after their season ended that they tripped up over
While the NFL has ruled the Oakland Raiders met Rooney Rule requirements during the process in which Jon Gruden was hired as coach, John Wooten feels differently. Wooten, the chairman of the Fritz Pollard Alliance that promotes diversity in coaching hires, blistered the NFL and the Raiders in a statement. "In his enthusiasm to hire […]
The NFL has determined the Oakland Raiders complied with the Rooney Rule in the hiring process of head coach Jon Gruden after an investigation, the league announced Friday. Oakland will not face discipline for the hiring. The Fritz Pollard Alliance, an advocacy group that helps monitor the league’s diversity when hiring coaches and front-office members, […]
The NFL said the Oakland Raiders had complied with the Rooney Rule before hiring Jon Gruden, then the league investigated again. The Raiders complied with the Rooney Rule, NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy told NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport.
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An advocacy group that promotes diversity and equality of job opportunities for minorities in the NFL wants the Oakland Raiders investigated in what they call a violation of the league's Rooney Rule. The Fritz Pollard Alliance says that the Raiders violated the rule when hiring Jon Gruden as their head coach. The Rooney Rule mandates […]
The NFL has officially begun an investigation into the Oakland Raiders' hiring process, pertaining to the addition of head coach Jon Gruden, and whether or not the team violated the league's Rooney Rule, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN, citing a league official. The announcement comes one day after The Fritz Pollard Alliance asked the […]
Raiders locked onto Gruden early in the process and the league questions if they interviewed a minority
The NFL is officially looking into the Oakland Raiders’ head coach hiring process and whether they violated the Rooney Rule, a league official told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
A report from ESPN said the NFL is now investigating whether the Raiders violated the Rooney Rule.