Despite nonetheless having one 12 months left on his contract, Marvin Lewis was fired from his head teaching job with the Cincinnati Bengals, in accordance with ESPN.
Lewis coached the crew for 16 seasons and holds the franchise document for many wins as a head coach with 131. His whole document with the crew was 131-122-Three, nevertheless, he was unable to document a single playoff win, going Zero-7. Lewis additionally struggled towards the crew’s divisional rival, the Pittsburgh Steelers, posting an Eight-26 document.
Rumors of Lewis being fired by the crew have been looming for years. The crew made the playoffs 5 seasons in a row between 2011 and 2015, however the crew’s struggles within the postseason made followers pissed off with Lewis’ tenure. Despite being given a vote of confidence throughout final 12 months’s offseason by the crew’s proprietor, Lewis led the Bengals to a 6-10 document making them the worst crew within the AFC North.
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In a report by ESPN, Bengals attendance was at its lowest since 2011 which additional reveals simply how upset Bengals followers have been with the established order. Although maybe quarterback Andy Dalton’s damage is also a think about why the crew did not carry out this season.
Lewis is not the one coach to be fired at this time. The Denver Broncos fired head coach Vance Joseph whereas the Miami Dolphins fired Adam Gase.