NFL Investigating Raiders' Possible Rooney Rule Violation After Jon Gruden Hire

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Bleacher Report—The Oakland Raiders found their next head coach in Jon Gruden, but the NFL is reportedly investigating how they reached their decision. On Thursday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the league is "now looking into" the process Oakland used to hire Gruden and whether it violated the Rooney Rule. This comes after Schefter reported the 10-year, $100 million contract Oakland gave Gruden was the longest coaching deal in NFL history. The Rooney Rule means teams have to interview at least one minority...

NFL investigating whether Raiders violated Rooney Rule when they hired Jon Gruden. Raiders locked onto Gruden early in the process and the league questions if they interviewed a minority