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10 Spot: Postseason reflects successes

Seahawks' controversy can't overshadow strides made by minority coaches, GMs

Originally Published: January 15, 2010
By Adam Schefter | ESPN.com

Thanks to the Seattle Seahawks' controversial hiring of new head coach Pete Carroll, the Rooney Rule gained plenty of attention the past week. But the Rooney Rule, which requires teams to interview at least one minority candidate for head-coaching and front-office jobs, didn't need the Seattle controversy to shine a light on it. Recent postseasons have.

Five of the past six teams that advanced to the Super Bowl, and each of the past three teams that have won it, have had either an African-American ...

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