Father of Bengals coach passes away

The father of Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis -- Marvin Lewis, Sr. -- has reportedly passed away at the age of 78. According to the team's website, the elder Lewis died at a hospital in the Pittsburgh area after a long illness. His son has been head coach of the head coach of the Bengals since 2003 and is the franchise's all-time winningest coach.
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Bengals not concerned about Green holding out

While there has been much talk about whether or not the Bengals will extend quarterback Andy Dalton's contract prior to this season, should they be concerned about star receiver A.J. Green holding out this summer? That is the question Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio posed to Marvin Lewis in a video that aired Thursday night. "No, there's no concern of that,"...
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National Rewind: Offseason Power Rankings, scrap heap FAs for the Cincinnati Bengals, more

In case you missed it, columns from the cover32 universe to browse through while watching The Masters on Sunday or bored at your office on Monday. National Columns - The top-10 inside linebackers in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: Grading teams at the offseason midpoint. (READ) - The best remaining NFL free agents at each position. (READ) - Ten NFL players who aren’t worth...
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Cincinnati Bengals Weekly Rewind: Hue Jackson on Andy Dalton, Marvin Lewis Hires son

Check out all the Cincinnati Bengals news that you missed this week . -Cincinnati hires Marvin Lewis’ son. (READ) -Signing Chris Johnson wont help the Bengals. (READ) -Cincinnati Bengals’ preseason schedule released. (READ) -New Cincinnati Bengals uniforms proposed. (READ) -Hue Jackson wants Dalton to get back to the basics. (READ) -Bengals make a risky free agency signing. ...
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The best free agents left by position: Could any help the Cincinnati Bengals?

The first wave is over, as the NFL version of “Black Friday” came and went with teams shelling out millions of dollars during the first couple days of free agency. And the second surge has come and gone, with players and teams who decided to be patient, checking out the total landscape, having made decisions. Now, the NFL appears to be in somewhat of a waiting period. Teams have...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Cincinnati Bengals tumble in offseason midpoint edition

Not all of the moves have been made, but most of them are in the books. Players have come and gone, as teams tinker with their rosters, looking to fill holes and upgrade in key positions. Some have tried to make a big splash, while others have been more conservative. Some have simply tried to retain their own players, while others have gone about overhauling a big chunk of their...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cincinnati Bengals add Marvin Lewis’ son Marcus to staff

Cincinnati Early Monday, news leaked of another addition to the Cincinnati Bengals’ coaching staff. The franchise has one-up’d themselves, in the loyalty department, by hiring head coach Marvin Lewis’ son to the defensive staff. Marcus Lewis will occupy a defensive assistant position, as well as the quality control coach. According to Fox 19 news. Lewis is an Indiana State...
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Lewis' son hired by Bengals

The Bengals have added Marcus Lewis to their coaching staff. The team announced the hiring Monday. Marcus Lewis is the son of head coach Marvin Lewis. Marcus Lewis will be a defensive assistant coach as well as having quality control responsibilities such as breaking down film, practice organization and self-scouting. They are similar responsibilities as he had last season with the...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

National Rewind: OLBs for the Cincinnati Bengals, Power Rankings, hot Instagrams

In case you missed it national columns from the cover32 universe this past week. National Columns - The top-10 outside linebackers in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: The biggest fools in the history of every NFL franchise. (READ) - The top-10 college coaches most likely to become NFL head coaches. (READ) - Top-10 Instagram pictures of Blake Bortles’ girlfriend. (READ...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Orson Charles arrested, Cincinnati shouldn’t fire Marvin Lewis, Bengals rushing attack primed for 2014,

This week was a roller coaster for Bengals Nation. From signings to arrests, the news was intriguing. Cover32 know’s that everyone has busy lives, and it is not easy keeping up with everything that goes on. So if you missed something, here is a run down of all this week’s stories: Cincinnati Bengals Which Top 10 OLB is on Cincinnnati’s Radar? (READ) The Bengals run game is...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Meyer recruits star roster for coaches clinic

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Urban Meyer is quite the recruiter, and that has extended to his annual coaching clinic. The roster for annual Ohio State football coaches clinic next week has been beefed up to include -- for the first time -- both Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis and Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine. Meyer started pushing the theme of this year's clinic, which eventually...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Rumors: Bengals and Andy Dalton Close to Contract Discussions

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback, Andy Dalton is entering the final year of his rookie contract.  This brings up the discussion that appeared to bombard head coach, Marvin Lewis and owner, Mike Brown at the NFL meeting held in Orlando. Both Lewis and Brown understand what Dalton brings to the organization, while only covering a salary less than $2 million. The talks of handling a...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

National Rewind: DTs for the Cincinnati Bengals, Power Rankings, rule changes, more

In case you missed it the best national stories from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - The top-10 defensive tackles in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: The greatest player in the history of every franchise. (READ) - The NFL just passed the dumbest, least fun rule ever. (READ) - Ten rule changes the NFL should implement immediately. (READ) You may also...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cincinnati Bengals shouldn’t fire Marvin Lewis, yet

CINCINNATI One of the top issues in Cincinnati following the Bengals’ home playoff loss to the San Diego Chargers was the firing of head coach Marvin Lewis. Some fans have been clamoring for his ouster going on four years, and the national punditry was ready for a change in Queen City pro football. However, Lewis is safe to enter his twelfth season as the Bengals head coach, a...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals coach hopeful for Andy Dalton extension

getty images With their futures likely tied together, it should come as no surprise that Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis is hopeful that quarterback Andy Dalton gets an extension. “We are hopeful we can get a deal done that works and Andy can put it behind him,” Lewis told reporters on Tuesday, via the Cincinnati Enquirer. “He can get back focusing on football. He...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Marvin Lewis Hoping To Get Contract Extension Done With QB Andy Dalton Soon

  Bengals HC Marvin Lewis told reporters on Tuesday that he is hopeful they will be able to get a contract extension in place for QB Andy Dalton some time soon. “We are hopeful we can get a deal done that works and Andy can put it behind him,” Lewis said, via the Cincinnati Enquirer. “He can get back focusing on football. He doesn’t have to go into the season and worry...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals sign ex-Dolphin R.J. Stanford

Since last season,  critics have pointed out the one flaw in the Cincinnati Bengals defense.  That flaw being the lack of depth at the cornerback position. Marvin Lewis and Defensive Coordinator Paul Geunther have made it a priority,  this offseason,  to fix that flaw. Monday afternoon the team took the first step in doing just that,  signing free agent R.J. Stanford. According...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

The Bengals won’t win it all with Lewis at the helm

Life in the jungle is about survival of the fittest. The Cincinnati Bengals in the last six years have become ferocious during the regular season. Then when it is time to feed in the jungle the Bengals become toothless, and cannot survive well enough to eat a big playoff meal. Coach Marvin Lewis has failed in his duty as a provider and teacher for his young Bengals. Once again...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals Sign Tackle Marshall Newhouse

Around 4:00 Friday evening the Cincinnati Bengals announced,  over twitter,  that they’ve signed former Green Bay Packer Marshall Newhouse. NEWS: The #Bengals today signed OT Marshall Newhouse — Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) March 21, 2014 Newhouse,  a fourth year offensive tackle, has 31 career starts under his belt.  The 25 year-old has appeared...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals explain decision not to match Hawkins offer

The Cincinnati Bengals have declined to match wide receiver Andrew Hawkins' offer sheet from the Browns. In a statement from the team, head coach Marvin Lewis said: "I don't want to let Andrew go without making note that he has been a very hard working and contributing player. He has set a great example of being a great teammate. But we're fortunate to have a lot...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: Ranking Their No. 1 Draft Picks Since 2000

There is a reason the Cincinnati Bengals are one of the better teams in the NFL. It would appear they seem to be a better regular season team than they are in the playoffs, but they still show they are a contender.The major reason for the team’s success – other than the fact head coach Marvin Lewis knows how to coach – the drafting of players who fit the franchise mold. There...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Kyle Cook’s realease, Marvin Lewis’ extension, and more

This week kicked off the free agency period. Just as the rest of the off season, free agency has been slow and quiet for the Bengals. Here is a recap, just in case you missed anything. Cincinnati Bengals - Kyle cook released by Cincinnati. Click Here - Bengals re-sign Taylor Mays. Click Here - Marvin Lewis gets one-year extension. Click Here You may also be interested in:Weekly Rewind...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals free agency recap: 03/14

Through the first four days of free agncy the Cincinnati Bengals have managed to lose more than they’ve gained. With the loss of defensive end Michael Johnson to Tampa Bay, dropping both Kyle Cook and James Harrison, or reports that the Bengals will not match the offer sheet the Cleveland Browns extended to Andrew Hawkins; slowly the Bengals are letting productive players slip...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals Extend Coach Marvin Lewis Through 2015

The Cincinnati Bengals have signed coach Marvin Lewis to a one-year extension through 2015. “Marvin has earned this commitment for the job he is doing,” said Bengals president Mike Brown in a news release. “We are one of only five teams to qualify for the playoffs the last three years, and our prospects are bright looking ahead. Marvin is driven to achieve more, and we are...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals extend Marvin Lewis through 2015

Marvin Lewis signed a one-year contract extension through the 2015 season on Friday. His previous contract was due to expire following the 2014 season. "Marvin has earned this commitment for the job he is doing," said Bengals president Mike Brown. "We are one of only five teams to qualify for the playoffs the last three years, and our prospects are bright looking...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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