Tag: Sam Rapoport


Students of the game: Women moving in, moving up into NFL scouting jobs

USA TODAY Sports spoke with 12 women working in scouting roles for NFL teams. They are sending a resounding message to the league: Women are not merely breaking into the historically male NFL scouting landscape; they are thriving.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers share their blueprint on how women can reach the NFL as coaches

Lori Locust was one of these women once – a coach trying to reach the dream of working for an NFL team.


A Canadian woman is revolutionizing America’s game, and the Super Bowl is the next stage

It was late February 2020 and Sam Rapoport was spearheading the NFL’s Women’s Careers in Football Forum, then in its fourth year.

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Meet the Woman Who Is Transforming the NFL

Sam Rapoport has spent nearly 15 years working in football, a dozen of those years with the National Football League. …


Women in the NFL: The revolution is underway

The day will come when a significant number of NFL positions are not only filled by women, but such …


NFL tabs Sam Rapoport to help open job ‘pipeline’ for women at team level

The NFL has created a position to address the lack of women in coaching and scouting roles at the …