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Fritz Pollard Alliance Wants NFL to Probe Raiders For Potential Rooney Rule Violation
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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 […]

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NFL officially investigating Raiders' potential Rooney Rule violation
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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 […]

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NFL officially looking into possible Rooney Rule violation by Raiders
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A report from ESPN said the NFL is now investigating whether the Raiders violated the Rooney Rule.

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Fritz Pollard Alliance calls for NFL to investigate Raiders for possible Rooney Rule violation
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The Fritz Pollard Alliance, which works with the NFL toward ensuring diversity in hiring practices, has asked the league to look into whether the Oakland Raiders truly complied with the Rooney Rule in its hiring of head coach Jon Gruden. In a statement sent to media organizations, attorneys for the Alliance wrote, “We are deeply […]

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Advocacy Group Wants NFL To Investigate Raiders Rooney Rule Violation | SI Wire | Sports Illustrated
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The Fritz Pollard Alliance, an advocacy group that promotes diversity and equality for minorities in the NFL, believes the Oakland Raiders violated the NFL’s Rooney Rule when hiring Jon Gruden. Subscribe to ►► http://po.st/SubscribeSI Follow the latest NFL news and highlights, with updates on your favorite team and players. Want to know what’s up with […]

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Possible violation of NFL concussion protocol to be probed
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(Reuters) – A possible concussion to Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton during a playoff game on Sunday as put the National Football League's injury protocol back in the spotlight. During the final quarter of Carolina's 31-26 Wild Card game loss to the New Orleans Saints Newton was sacked

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NFL investigating Panthers again for potential violation of concussion protocol
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The NFL and the NFL Players Association are opening an investigation into whether the Carolina Panthers properly followed the league’s concussion protocol for quarterback Cam Newton on Sunday. In the fourth quarter of the Panthers’ wild-card matchup against the New Orleans Saints, Newton thought he’d eluded Tyeler Davison, and as he tried to stand upright […]

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NFL fines Seahawks $100,000 for Russell Wilson concussion protocol violation
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In a decision that could have taken six hours and not six weeks, the league has imposed accountability on the Seahawks for the failure to keep quarterback Russell Wilson out of action until a concussion evaluation was performed on him in a Thursday night game against the Cardinals. The NFL and NFL Players Association jointly […]

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Seahawks fined $100K for Wilson concussion violation
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The Seattle Seahawks have been fined $100,000 for not properly following concussion protocol with quarterback Russell Wilson during a game in November. The NFL and NFLPA announced their decision on Thursday following an investigation that lasted more than a month. Along with the financial penalty, Seattle's coaching and medical staffs will be required to attend […]

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Four-game NFL ban for Ravens' Smith over doping violation
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Baltimore Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith has been given a four-game suspension for an anti-doping violation, the National Football League announced on Monday. Smith, 29, who suffered a season-ending torn Achilles in Sunday's win over Detroit, will serve the ban while on injured reserve, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said. No details of the doping violation were […]

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Steelers' Marcus Gilbert suspended 4 games for drug violation
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Pittsburgh Steelers starting right tackle Marcus Gilbert has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's policy against performance-enhancing drugs. Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said in a statement that the organization was "disappointed" and that Gilbert will not appeal his suspension. He will not be permitted inside the Steelers' facilities until after the suspension […]

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Jeremy Kerley suspended four games for PED violation
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Jets wide receiver Jeremy Kerley revealed that he was waiting on word about a suspension from the league last week and word of the ban came from the league on Monday. Kerley has been suspended four games for a violation of the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy. Kerley began his second stint with the Jets when […]

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