Washington Football Team defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio isn’t one to hide his political beliefs, especially on social media, but the veteran coach attributes it to him not being “afraid to say I love my country. Del Rio spoke to The Athletic in an interview published Monday about openly sharing his opinions on political matters and the fallout that often follows. I am open to discuss at any time with anyone my thoughts and respectfully have exchanges,” the coach explained.
There are only three Black coaches out of 32 in the NFL and only 14 out of 130 FBS football coaches are Black. Maryland head coach Mike Locksley is taking steps to change that pattern. Locksley announced the formation of the Nationals Coalition of Minority Football Coaches Thursday, a non-profit organization focused on helping male or female football coaches of color gain exposure in the hiring process.
Brandon Scherff's going to play out the year on his one-year franchise tag deal, but he said he hoped to stay with the franchise beyond that. Via Sam Fortier of the Washington Post, the veteran guard said he'd like to stay, even though he can't do a deal with the team until the end of [more]