Rooney Rule not working in the NFL according to some

That's what some are saying and this article even suggests it's making the NFL into a joke on the field. Interesting topic that seems to rear it's head from time to time when coaches are fired and hired:

The good old boys and the Rooney Rule [i]

The Rooney Rule was designed to give minorities the opportunity to get some interviewing experience as well as finding the next Mike Tomlin or Tony Dungy. Instead it has become an inside joke, with lip service from the commissioner to the point of stupidity. And you wonder why the NFL is a joke on the field.[/i]
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Another one here:

Hirings of Marc Trestman, Chip Kelly follow NFL teams' same old predictable pattern

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