Lawyers For Brian Flores, Other Coaches Blast Idea Of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Leading Arbitration In Racial Bias Lawsuit

Lawyers for three Black NFL coaches alleging racial bias by the league took aim at commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday in their latest arguments against arbitrating a dispute they say belongs before a jury.

In papers filed in Manhattan federal court, the lawyers wrote that arbitration would allow “unconscionably biased one-sided ‘kangaroo courts'” to decide the outcome of the lawsuit filed in February by Brian Flores, who was fired in January as head coach of the Miami Dolphins. He is now an assistant coach with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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