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Two more Black coaches join Flores lawsuit against NFL


Two Black coaches with significant NFL experience on Thursday joined the class-action lawsuit that accuses the league and its teams of discrimination and paying lip service to minority hiring rules, reports NBC News.

The litigation of former Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores was joined by Steve Wilks, a former head coach of the Arizona Cardinals, and Ray Horton, who was most recently the defensive backs coach for the team now known as the Washington Commanders.

Wilks was in charge in Arizona in 2018 when the Cardinals finished 3-13.

Wilks “was discriminated against by the Arizona Cardinals” by being hired merely as a “bridge coach” and “not given any meaningful chance to succeed,” Flores’ amended lawsuit contends.