In Dark Day for NFL Diversity, Newsome Shines

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In Dark Day for NFL Diversity, Newsome Shines
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New Orleans (CNN) -- Suddenly, after years of the National Football League advancing toward the end zone of equality in its hiring practices, diversity has been smacked for a sack and a fumble. Let's get the brutal numbers out of the way, and then I'll move to the contradiction to everything I just said, which is the brilliant career of Ozzie Newsome. I mean, among the recent vacancies in the NFL, where 70% of the players are black, there were eight openings for head coaches and seven for general managers...

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