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Black ex-coaches say NFL's Rooney Rule is broken

Updated: February 1, 2013, 6:01 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS -- Three black former NFL head coaches say the league needs to rethink its Rooney Rule for promoting minority hiring after 15 top vacancies -- eight head coaching jobs and seven general manager positions -- were all filled by white candidates since the regular season ended a month ago.

"I know the concept is good and something we need to do," said Tony Dungy, who was with the Indianapolis Colts during the 2006 season when he became the first black coach to win a Super Bowl. ...

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