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Cardinals hire first female NFL coach

Discussion in 'Other NFL' started by Claymore95, Jul 28, 2015.

  1. Claymore95

    Claymore95 Working on it... Club Member

    Sep 8, 2012
    Peebles, Scotland

    Publicity stunt, or first steps towards more females being hired to coach in the NFL?

    I don't see any real reason why women couldn't coach at a high level, as even for men it's not necessary to have played the game to be a good coach (although it might help), but I expect acceptance among players and perhaps other coaches may be a barrier she'll need to overcome. But as it's an internship for the pre-season, is it more of a publicity stunt than genuine move?

    I'll give the Cards the benefit of the doubt for now.
    Fin D likes this.
  2. SICK

    SICK Lounge Moderator

    Nov 29, 2007
    Charlotte NC
    She has 14 years of experience in professional football (IFL/WFA), she is the first non-kicker female pro football player (IFL), she played Rugby at Boston College. Not only is she qualified.....it's a shame it's taken so long. Good for her.
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