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Old 01-11-2018, 02:41 PM   #1
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Rooney Rule

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They had one candidate, and one candidate only, in mind.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/sport...on/1023474001/
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Old 01-11-2018, 05:24 PM   #2
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so...that's why the rule is stupid. i mean yeah they could have played the stupid game and lied and hired him anyway. thats what happens most often
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Old 01-11-2018, 06:10 PM   #3
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The Rooney rule is a slap in the face to any self-respecting man. If you are worthy of consideration they'll find you, and they'll bring you in. If a team wants a particular guy, let them do what they want. It's not racist to hire a white guy. Gruden's a guy who's already coached there and won a super bowl with another team. He's a known commodity (even if he's been away from coaching for a while) as opposed to bringing another guy, black or white, with no track record. I see nothing wrong with that.

If people want to complain about the Raiders, they should be asking why they fired Del Rio one year after he took them to the playoffs for the first time in 13 years. But they wanted Gruden bad enough. So let them do what they want.
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If I had a nickel for every time I heard that, the NFL would fine and suspend me.
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Old 01-11-2018, 08:33 PM   #4
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The NBA and MLB have plenty of minority coaches without needing some ham-fisted rule. Get rid of the Rooney rule.
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Old 01-12-2018, 02:26 AM   #5
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Why would you subject someone to that???

Yes, Mr. Brown, we're only wasting your time as we've had the 100-career win Coach in mind all along, you know, ticket sales...

Would you like a McShake coupon with your BigMac? No? Could you ask the Hispanic fella to come in as you leave?

Affirmative Action is a never-ending, non-recoverable disaster in society that perpetuates resentment, racism...
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Old 01-16-2018, 01:01 PM   #6
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Did the Raiders screw this up.
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