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  • Dangling Draft Picks Shouldn’t Be Necessary For NFL Teams To Consider African American Head Coaches, GMs

    So NFL teams are so incapable of decency when it comes to hiring minorities as head coaches and general managers for their $16 billion-per-year business before COVID-19 that they need a gimmick to nudge them in the right direction? Disgusting. It's also embarrassing.

  • NFL considering giving teams much higher draft picks if they hire minorities as head coaches or general managers

    The NFL is considering implementing new rules that would award teams who hire minorities as head coaches and general managers by giving those franchises higher draft picks, on some occasions, much higher picks. NFL owners will virtually hold their annual May league meeting on May 19, and one of the topics will be minority hiring, especially when it comes to general managers and head coaches. In 2003, the NFL instituted the Rooney Rule, which is named after former Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan...

  • 2021 NFL Draft: What picks do Chicago Bears have left after trades?

    The Bears went two years without a first-round pick because of the Khalil Mack trade. | AP Photos General manager Ryan Pace has been working with a depleted stock the last two years, but cupboard is reasonably full in 2021. The Bears had just five picks — none in the first two rounds — in the 2019 draft and didn’t have a first this year. They’ll be much closer to a full stock of selections in 2021. They’ll have their first first-round pick since taking linebacker Roquan Smith at No. 8 in...

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