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Time to update the Rooney Rule

Updated: January 22, 2013, 3:37 PM ET
By LZ Granderson | ESPN.com

I spent a good chunk of the weekend trying to get black NFL position coaches to talk to me about the challenges of getting hired as a coordinator or a head coach and, well & it was a challenge.

None of them wanted to say anything that could jeopardize their careers and in their minds -- despite the clear disparity between the men who play the game and those who coach -- talking about race would indeed jeopardize their careers.

How incredibly frustrating it must be to be part of a ...

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