Found January 20, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
The "Rooney Rule" is workable - with some tweaks - according to its namesake. Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney believes the fact no minorities were hired for the eight head coaching vacancies or seven general manager-level jobs this year was an anomaly. "I think what we have is definitely a workable thing," Rooney told the NFL Network. "We do have to come up with an idea to try to help people to get to be candidates. But it does get down to the coaches building a staff." NFL executive vice president of human resources called the lack of minority hirings, "disappointing." However, Rooney said each of the franchises involved complied with the interviewing and hiring procedures. "As far as, now people saying they didn't get the job. Maybe this year, there weren't the candidates they thought there would be so they would get the jobs," Rooney said. "On the other hand, it's up to the coach, the candidate, ...
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