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THE NFL ROONEY RULE DOESN'T HAVE A CHANCE TACKLING JIM CROW

THE NFL ROONEY RULE DOESN'T HAVE A CHANCE TACKLING JIM CROW

The Rooney Rule is an NFL league policy that requires teams to interview ethnic-minority candidates for head coaching jobs. That rule is so noble of the NFL owners but there is one exception, the words you are fired. The most consistent word heard by NFL Black coaches. The NFL had a record number eight minority coaches at the start of 2017, which ties the record set in 2011.

The holding number of minority head coaches in 2018 was 8 out of 32 teams. Of the eight head coaches from 2018 five were fired going into 2019, Hue Jackson, Steve Wilks, Marvin Lewis, Vance Joseph, and Todd Bowles.

The theory seems to be, they want our muscles and speed but not our brains.

It is equivalent to playing in a symphony but you cannot direct it. Think about it in 2018 Black coaches firings soared to five, leaving only two black coaches in a league where at least 70 percent of the players are African-American. It is true that good coaching produces revenue for a winning season but the white coaches have no better records than the Black coaches and no better factors such as leadership and motivational characteristics.

Jay Michael Gruden is an American football coach and former quarterback, who is the current head coach of the Washington Redskins of the National Football League has had a losing record since he was hired but he manages to maintain his job.

It has been 146 years since slavery has been abolished and black and whites have been legally entitled to equal opportunities but white money says otherwise. 70.1 years is the Average age of NFL owners. Which means most haven't gave up their Jim Crow era racism.