Condi Rice to be Cleveland Browns' head coach?


According to ESPN, the Cleveland Browns are interested in interviewing the ex-U.S. Secretary of State for a head-coaching position with the team.

Condoleezza Rice has held some of the most high-profile roles in American politics - but could she be about to switch her attention to another walk of life?

While it still is almost inconceivable Rice would get the job, the Browns could use the foot in the door to get her involved with the organization.

After Dorsey's statement on Sunday, it appears that glass ceiling will remain intact for now.

That's something Rice is hoping for.

She says she's not ready to coach, but she would love to call a play or two.

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Rice, 64, issued a statement on Facebook on Sunday, saying, "One doesn't have to play the game to understand it and motivate players".

Still, it's unclear just when we'll see a woman coaching a men's team at the pro level. And at no time will I call for a "prevent defense".

If the NFL is going to finally be serious about diversifying its coaching ranks, floating famous names with little-to-no football experience like Rice is not the way to do it. How can the Cleveland Browns out-Browns themselves next? But since the Browns are the team that's reportedly interested in her, the internet almost exploded. What's more, she was one of the first two women admitted to the Augusta National Golf Club, and sat on the College Football Playoff selection committee from 2013 to 2016.

Dorsey said interim coach Gregg Williams will be interviewed for the full-time position following the season.

The Browns fired head coach Hue Jackson earlier this season.