The NFL has launched a major crusade for the inclusion of social groups sidelined to the league. For this reason, the accusations of racism that he sustains Eugene Chung they have sting in Roger Goodell’s office.
Through a press release, the NFL condemned the words against Chung, was committed to racial inclusionHe added that he will review the accusations of the offensive line coach.
“That comment was totally inappropriate and contrary to league values and labor policies. The NFL and its teams are committed to providing equal career opportunities to all staff, and there is also a commitment to diversity, fairness and inclusion, “explained Brian McCarthy, a spokesman for the league.
In an interview for him Boston Globe, Chung revealed that when applying for the coaching position of an undetermined organization, the job was denied to him to the “not being of the minority that the club looked for”.
On the other hand, la Fritz Pollard Alliance, an organization that promotes cultural diversity in the NFL, assured that they will conduct an investigation around the Chung case.
Eugene Chung became the first Asian-born player to be drafted in the first round of the draft. ─llegó a los Patriots with the 13th overall pick in 1993. In 2000 he retired, following steps by the Jaguars and Colts, and since 2010 he has had roles as offensive line coach for the Eagles (with whom he won Super Bowl LII) and the Chiefs.