Marv Lewis joins football staff at Arizona State as adviser

Football 05/28/19, 14:33

Former Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis is joining Arizona State coach Herm Edwards' staff as a special adviser.The school announced the hiring on Tuesday. Lewis spent 16 seasons coaching the Bengals and is the franchise's all-time wins leader with 131. He led Cincinnati to seven playoff appearances, including five straight ...

Bengals need a linebacker, but what if a QB is there?

Football 04/18/19, 13:24

Cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick looked around the locker room on the first day of the Bengals' voluntary workouts and noted that not all that much had changed."Certain new faces, but it's still kind of the same team," Kirkpatrick said.A third straight losing season prompted the Bengals to finally end coach Marvin ...

With wait over, Bengals hire Zac Taylor as coach

Sports 02/04/19, 16:18

After 16 years without a playoff win under Marvin Lewis, the Bengals decided to try something different. But they had to wait more than a month before hiring Zac Taylor as their next coach in hopes of ending a long streak of futility.Taylor's already been in town enough to know ...

Ravens Martindale takes pride in running NFL’s top defense

Football 01/03/19, 14:34

Making the most of a second chance, Don Martindale has done an impressive job assembling and directing the top-ranked defense in the NFL.Combining an aggressive array of blitzes with bold coverage in the backfield, Martindale has added his name to the long list of accomplished Ravens defensive coordinators that includes ...

Former Broncos coach Joseph set to interview for Bengals job

Football 01/02/19, 15:55

Former Broncos head coach Vance Joseph will interview for Cincinnati's job this week as the Bengals begin their search for Marvin Lewis' replacement.Joseph will be in Cincinnati on Thursday and Friday to talk to owner Mike Brown and members of the front office. The Bengals' familiarity with Joseph works in ...

Broncos kick off coaching search with Chuck Pagano

Football 01/02/19, 14:52

John Elway's search for his fourth coach in six seasons began with former Colts head coach Chuck Pagano, a native of Boulder, Colorado, on Wednesday.Elway fired Vance Joseph after he went 11-21 in two seasons. Joseph is interviewing for the Cincinnati Bengals' opening Thursday and Friday. Joseph was a former ...

Players hate to see coaches fired, but at least they’re paid

Football 01/01/19, 02:38

Every year, while a dozen NFL head coaches are preparing their teams for the playoffs, nearly as many coaches are called into their general manager's office and told they're fired for not being one of those dozen coaches who are preparing their teams for the playoffs.Eight coaches lost their jobs ...

NFL head coaching positions a slippery ride

Football 12/31/18, 15:14

Sean Payton despises the term "Black Monday." And he's one of the coaches who always survives it.Six head coaches were fired as the NFL season concluded, four of them on Monday. Two, Mike McCarthy in Green Bay and Hue Jackson in Cleveland, didn't even make it that far.Saints coach Payton, ...

Bengals fire coach Marvin Lewis after 16th season

Sports 12/31/18, 10:35

The Bengals have fired coach Marvin Lewis, ending a 16-year stay in Cincinnati that included a record five straight playoff appearances without so much as one win.The move Monday ends the second-longest head coaching tenure in the league. New England's Bill Belichick is wrapping up his 19th season with another ...

Bengals clinch last-place finish with 26-18 loss to Browns

Football 12/23/18, 18:54

Marvin Lewis spent about 60 seconds summing up his team's latest loss. Hue Jackson was nowhere to be found.At this point, there's not much left to say — the Cincinnati Bengals are a mess.A last-place mess.By losing for the sixth time in seven games, the Bengals locked up their first ...

Mayfield throws 3 TD passes as Browns down Bengals 26-18

Football 12/23/18, 16:10

Baker Mayfield threw three touchdown passes to thrill a sellout, holiday-spirited crowd that came out to boo former Cleveland coach Hue Jackson. The Browns beat the Cincinnati Bengals 26-18 on Sunday and swept their southern Ohio neighbors for the first time since 2002.Mayfield continued his stellar rookie season, one that ...

Eliminated Bengals have 2 games before coaching decision

Football 12/17/18, 16:39

A win over equally downtrodden Oakland ended the Bengals' five-game losing streak, but it couldn't prevent them from being eliminated from the postseason for a third straight year.Their final two weeks will amount to playing it out before addressing the franchise's overriding question.Will coach Marvin Lewis be back for a ...

Bengals end 5-game losing streak, beat Raiders 30-16

Football 12/16/18, 16:29

Joe Mixon had another big game Sunday, rushing for 129 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and the Cincinnati Bengals held on for a 30-16 victory over the Oakland Raiders that ended one of their longest losing streaks under coach Marvin Lewis.The Bengals (6-8) had dropped five straight — their ...

Bengals’ hopeful season has crashed into last place

Football 12/10/18, 16:40

Jeff Driskel was better in his second NFL start. Joe Mixon ran for more than 100 yards. A historically bad defense held its own after a rough start.With all that, the Bengals still couldn't get the one thing they really need."Need a win, and everything's better," coach Marvin Lewis said ...

Bengals keep getting shredded as season slips away

Football 12/03/18, 17:45

The desperation was evident when coach Marvin Lewis fired his defensive coordinator and installed himself in the role the rest of the way.Another season was slipping away. There was no more time to lose."Game day will be different for me," Lewis said three weeks ago. "It will be a different ...

Bengals drubbed by Browns 35-20 as free fall continues

Football 11/25/18, 19:06

Bengals coach Marvin Lewis exuded confidence when he fired his defensive coordinator and assumed leadership of the NFL's worst defense. All he's gotten is two more losses that have essentially scuttled Cincinnati's fading hopes.The Bengals are free falling, with no sign of slowing down. And now their starting quarterback is ...

Hue Again? Browns set to face former coach Jackson, Bengals

Football 11/19/18, 20:13

While the Browns relaxed during the bye week, their fired former coach went back to work.Hue Jackson's got a new gig.And this strange season in Cleveland will take another odd turn Sunday when the Browns face the Bengals and Jackson, who somehow survived an 0-16 season and was only briefly ...

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