NFL investigating Raiders over Rooney Rule


WPLG—The NFL is investigating whether the Oakland Raiders violated the Rooney Rule in the process that led to the hiring of Jon Gruden as head coach, according to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter. The rule requires teams to interview at least one minority candidate during the hiring process. Gruden, who previously coached the Raiders in 1998-2001, was identified almost immediately as the favorite for the job after the Raiders fired Jack Del Rio after a disappointing 6-10 season. Reports of Gruden...

NFL Investigating If Raiders Violated Rooney Rule. NFL looking into Raiders hiring process for head coach