Title

Rooney Rule Legacy Touches Entirety of NFL and Beyond

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

April 2017

Abstract

"Chairman of the Fritz Pollard Alliance, a foundation promoting equality in coaching, scouting and front-office jobs for NFL teams, Mr. Wooten worked closely with Mr. Rooney to develop a league policy requiring teams to interview minority candidates. Eventually — and, as Mr. Wooten remembers, reluctantly — it would be named after an Irishman who grew up on the North Side.

Source Publication

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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