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NFL announces a new 'Rooney Rule' requiring teams to interview women for executive jobs

NFL announces a new 'Rooney Rule' requiring teams to interview women for executive jobs

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell compared a new mandate for NFL teams to consider women for executive positions to the so-called "Rooney Rule," which requires teams to interview minority candidates for head coaching positions.

Amy Trask thinks she has a better name for the new rule.

“I think this should be the Al Davis rule,” tweeted Trask, who was hired by the late Raiders owner as the league's first female chief executive officer in 1997.  “Hope my reasoning is clear.”

Goodell was speaking Thursday at the first NFL Women's...

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