Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney II said the NFL will evaluate the hiring process and examine the Rooney Rule after the recent cycle saw the hiring of just one minority head coach.

Rooney’s remarks come a day after the Fritz Pollard Alliance, an organization that works with the NFL to champion diversity, released a scathing reaction to the recent coaching hires, saying the NFL’s “abysmal record of hiring people of color in high-ranking levels of NFL management” is the result of a “flawed system” that must be changed.

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Ron Rivera, recently named the Washington Redskins coach, was the lone diverse candidate to fill a head coach vacancy.

The rule, named for the late Dan Rooney, Art II’s father, was initially adopted in 2003, and it required teams to interview at least one diverse candidate for any head-coaching vacancy. 

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