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NFL voids Rams-Haslett deal that would kick in with sixth win

Updated: October 25, 2008, 8:09 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The NFL has voided a contract between the St. Louis Rams and Jim Haslett that stipulated if Haslett wins six games, he would become the full-time head coach after this season, ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen has confirmed.

CBSSports.com first reported the story.

Rams president John Shaw said Saturday in a telephone interview with The Associated Press that the league office cited the Rooney Rule when informing the Rams earlier this week, "either Tuesday or Wednesday."

"We ...

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