Up in Indianapolis for a couple days during Super Bowl week, Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said there isn’t a firm timetable on when he will name a new secondary coach to replace Kevin Coyle, who left to become Miami’s defensive coordinator.
About the only thing Lewis did allow was that he is expecting to have one in place by the time the scouting combine begins on Feb. 23.
“We’ve interviewed some guys and we’re going to talk to some other people and make a decision as quick as possible,” Lewis said.
Lewis did say that he would consider Rod Woodson for the spot. Lewis has known Woodson since he was an assistant at Pittsburgh and then recruited Woodson to Baltimore, where he had a key role in the Ravens Super Bowl XXXV title in 2000.
Woodson was a coaching intern with the Bengals during training camp in 2010 and was the Raiders cornerbacks coach this past season.
“It’s just a matter of getting the right fit for our staff along with working with Mike Zimmer and the rest of the coach...