NFL investigating Raiders for potential Rooney Rule violation in hiring of Jon Gruden

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SBNation.com—The league is looking into whether the Raiders followed the rule in their coaching search. The Oakland Raiders got their man in hew head coach Jon Gruden, but questions persist about how closely they followed the Rooney Rule. Now the NFL is officially “looking into” any potential violations of the rule, according to Adam Schefter. The Raiders announced the hiring of Gruden on Jan. 6, shortly after he called his final game for ESPN. Rumors of Gruden joining the team circulated not long after the...

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