Nothing Wrong with NFL's Rooney Rule

Nothing Wrong with NFL's Rooney Rule

When there's a minority coach as bad as Rich Kotite or David Shula, or even Eric Mangini, we can talk about getting rid of the Rooney Rule.

Until then, deal with it.

There's nothing wrong with the Rooney Rule, established in 2002 to ensure NFL clubs with vacant head coaching positions interview minority candidates before hiring a coach.

You can argue, if you choose, whether it's an effective rule. Some of you might think it's disingenuous to interview a candidate when the world has a pretty good idea who's ultimately going to get the job.

Bottom line: The number of minority coaches in the NFL is growing steadily.

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