Brian Flores, who was fired as head coach of the Miami Dolphins last month, has sued the National Football League and its franchises for racism.
Important reason: The NFL has been criticized for decades for the lack of black coaches. And now Flores plans to expose the league’s feet to legal fire.
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Contents of the proceeding: “Mr. Flores has determined that the only way to make a real difference is through the court. The court allows a fellow jury of Mr. Flores to judge the NFL’s actions. The decision is significantly delayed. increase.”
The proceedings have been filed as a proposed class action proceeding.
Flores claims that New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has informed him that the job of head coach for the New York Giants has been left to someone else. He calls the Giants interview process a “humiliated” “fake”.
Flores also claims to have interviewed Denver Broncos before getting a job at Dolphins. At this meeting, John Elway, the general manager at the time, was delayed by an hour and looked like a hangover.
Flores argued in a lawsuit that he was only interviewed for the job because of the Rooney Rule, an NFL policy that requires teams to interview a small number of candidates for a job as a head coach. To do. And Broncos never considered him a legitimate candidate for the job.
With numbers: The NFL currently has only one black head coach, but still has some open positions. Flores law firms estimate that about 70% of NFL players are black.
Flores was a former Patriots defense coordinator who set a record of 24-25 in three seasons leading the dolphins. His firing was widely regarded as a surprise.
There are reports that he was interviewed earlier this week to become the head coach of the Houston Texans, and he may be interviewing for the work of New Orleans Saints. It is unclear how this proceeding will affect these processes.
Flores is askingIn particular, efforts to increase transparency in hiring and dismissal decisions and help black investors take ownership of the majority of the NFL team in order to increase their influence on the recruitment of black individuals.
The following is a proceeding filed in New York.
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