Jets Make History, Hiring Robert Saleh to Become NFL’s First Muslim Head Coach
The New York Jets hired San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh to be their new head coach, making him the first Muslim to run an NFL sideline, the team announced Thursday night.
“We’ve reached an agreement in principle with Robert Saleh to become our head coach,” the Jets said in a statement.
We've reached an agreement in principle with Robert Saleh to become our head coach.
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