Robert Saleh to Lead New York Jets as the First Muslim Head Coach in the NFL
Provided By - Video Elephant on January 15, 2021
Robert Saleh to Lead New York Jets as
the First Muslim Head Coach in the NFL.
The New York Jets have officially signed a five-year
deal with Robert Saleh to be their new head coach. .
The team made
Saleh, the former defensive coordinator
for the San Francisco 49ers, will be the
NFL’s first-ever Muslim head coach.
He will also be the third Arab American
to coach in the league. .
Ibrahim Hooper, a spokesperson for the
Council on American-Islamic Relations, said Saleh’s
hiring was a sign of “increasing inclusion.”.
We welcome this development as
another sign of the increasing inclusion
and recognition of American Muslims
in our diverse society, Ibrahim Hooper, via Complex.
The Jet’s previous
head coach, Adam Gase,
was fired on January 3
after a two-year run
with the team. .
The Jets went 2-14 this
past season, making his
overall win-loss ratio
as their coach 9-23.