Browns' Horton believes NFL hiring practice works

Updated: January 29, 2013, 7:20 PM ET
Associated Press

BEREA, Ohio -- Ray Horton doesn't believe his skin color played any role in him not being hired as an NFL head coach.

It just wasn't his time.

Introduced as Cleveland's new defensive coordinator on Tuesday, Horton said while he's "disappointed" that he didn't get a head coaching job after interviewing with several teams, he's grateful to have gone through the process and feels the league's Rooney Rule to promote minorities works despite contrary statistics.

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