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Minority NFL coaches and GMs the season before the Rooney Rule and now

The Rooney Rule's big impact

The NFL implemented the Rooney Rule in 2003. Here are the minority coaches in 2002 and at the start of 2011 and the general managers in 2002 and today.

head coaches


Tony Dungy, Colts

Herman Edwards, Jets

2011 *

Jim Caldwell, Colts **

Leslie Frazier, Vikings

Hue Jackson, Raiders **

Marvin Lewis, Bengals .

Raheem Morris, Bucs **

Ron Rivera, Panthers

Lovie Smith, Bears

Mike Tomlin, Steelers

* Not including three interim coaches named after firings

** Fired since the season ended



Ozzie Newsome, Ravens


Rod Graves, Cardinals

Martin Mayhew, Lions

Reggie McKenzie, Raiders

Ozzie Newsome, Ravens

Jerry Reese, Giants

Rick Smith, Texans

Minority NFL coaches and GMs the season before the Rooney Rule and now 01/18/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 11:34pm]
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