Bengals' Lewis planning exit after '17

Georgia Reed
December 18, 2017

Lewis is the second-longest-tenured coach in the National Football League, behind only Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots.

Now that Marvin Lewis wil be out in Cincinnati after 15 seasons, the Bengals' brass will be conducting a head coach search for just the second time this millennium.

Lewis accepted the job on January 14, 2003, when the Bengals were coming off the worst season in franchise history (2-14).

Lewis became the Bengals' ninth head coach on January 14, 2003, and the team finished that season 8-8 - a six-game improvement over the prior year.

According to the report, Lewis is "likely to be on teams' short lists of candidates" ahead of a number of head-coaching openings, one of which has already become apparent after the firing of Giants coach Ben McAdoo.

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Fitzgerald claims that she tried to pay rent in October but the center refused to take her money. She was not handcuffed because of her age and the possibility of injury, WFTV reported .

If the report didn't open a can of worms, the game certainly did when the Bengals were getting blown out for the second straight week.

The Pennsylvania native had previously talked about how he realized jobs like this don't last forever.

All of the Bengals' assistant coaches also have expiring contracts, which means the team could begin moving forward with head coaching interviews for defensive coordinator Paul Guenther and special teams coordinator Darrin Simmons, or look beyond the franchise, the Enquirer reported. He trails just Bill Belichick, who's been the New England Patriots head coach since 2000.

The Bengals are the second National Football League team that is certain to be looking for a new head coach, with several more sure to come. Lewis is reportedly interested in taking a front-office position if no coaching opportunities are presented to him.

In Bridgewater's absence, the Minnesota Vikings rode Sam Bradford and, later, Case Keenum all the way to an NFC North championship. Kickoff between the Bengals and Vikings is set for 1 PM Eastern time.

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