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Washington’s Jennifer King to become NFL’s first Black woman named full-time assistant coach

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Washington’s Jennifer King to become NFL’s first Black woman named full-time assistant coach

By Nicki Jhabvala via https://www.washingtonpost.com/

The Washington Football Team is poised to make Jennifer King the NFL’s first Black woman to be named a full-time assistant coach. A contract has not yet been signed, but the deal is expected to be completed in the coming days, according to two people familiar with the situation.

King joined Washington’s staff in February as a full-time intern, becoming the first woman in franchise history to be hired in any capacity as a coach. She worked primarily with the running backs …

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