Goodell even said he’d consider abolishing the Rooney Rule — which requires teams to interview at least one minority candidate for vacant head coaching roles — if he thought it would help.
Sharpe tells us he doesn’t want to hear that kind of talk anymore — saying he simply just wants to see action now.
“Guys just want a fair opportunity,” Sharpe said. “Nobody wants to get hired because they’re Black. But, what we know right now is that we’re not getting the same opportunities other counterparts that go in there [are getting].”
The Broncos legend tells us he wants league owners to step up and ensure they’re not making interviewing Black coaches “a sham.”
“Sincerely,” he said, “when you bring the guys in, give them a fair opportunity.”