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Have we satisfied the Rooney Rule?


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With Wilks being an interim and I assume he's had an interview by this point, are we in the clear of the Rooney Rule?
I like his qualities but I do want the best candidate possible, obviously. I was just curious, if we wanted to pull the trigger tomorrow for example, would we be clear?

If we hired Wilks as the HC, would we get a comp pick?

Second question is... would we get any sort of comp pick if another team hired him?

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39 minutes ago, Wolfcop said:

Not sure, but I don’t think there is a rule like that. Wilks was interim so he is essentially a free agent right now. 

Correct, Wilks does not have a permanent title here, so if he get hired elsewhere, no comp pick.

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4 minutes ago, Mr. Scot said:

Does that apply to interim coaches though?

He was our defensive coordinator in real title so I’d have to assume it would. I think the whole thing was that they received a high level job (GM or HC) and that it had to be a step up not a sideways move.

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3 minutes ago, TheCasillas said:

You get a comp pick for hiring a minority to a HC or FO position as well. 

Wilks ain't getting a FO position, so he'd have to be hired as a HC elsewhere.  I still don't think the interim tag counts.  We know the Cardinals are out.  If we don't hire him I don't think he's on Denver, Indy's or Texans radar.

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