reportedly investigating Raiders over 'Rooney Rule'

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Mail Online—The Oakland Raiders reportedly are facing NFL investigation into whether they violated the Rooney Rule when they hired Jon Gruden as coach.The Fritz Pollard...

NFL investigating Raiders over Rooney Rule. 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...