OT-Guess The Bengals Like Mediocrity

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    Marvin Lewis. 15 seasons as head coach of the Cincinnati Bengals. 7 winning seasons, 5 losing seasons, 3 .500 seasons. 7 playoff appearances, zero wins. He just signed a 2 year extension. I mean, it's obvious he's taken the franchise as far as HE can. I mean, what more do they think he can do?
     
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    Very strange. All I had been hearing was he was out and may get booted to a front office job.
     
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    Who says there's no loyalty in professional sports. Good for him.
     
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    As much as we love Arians, he only had one playoff victory in 5 years. Kinda nice to see a coach stick for a long time.
     
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    When Jay Gruden left Marvin got worse. Mike Brown is cheap and clueless. Poor state of Ohio.
     
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    Keep getting them checks
     
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    When you are that close to Cleveland you know full well how much worse you could be. .500 looks pretty darn good.
     
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    Loyal to him for what? Eternal underachieving and being average???
     
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    He is the best coach in Bengals history, sad to say.

    I was listening to NFL Radio this morning and I didn't realize the Bengals still had so many terrible things about the organization. Apparently they practice in an indoor gymnasium at the university of Cincinnati when it rains. I forgot the other strange facts that were kind of tied into the Brown family but it was definitely weird.
     
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    Lewis may have the most wins in Bengals history, but Paul Brown is the best-ever Bengals coach. There’s no comparison. Forrest Gregg and Sam Wyche were better as well (each got the Bengals to a SB).
     
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    At least BA HAD a playoff victory. Lewis in 15 seasons has none.
     
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    So is Jeff Fisher for the Titans/Oilers.

    Same mediocre coach, different team, same mediocre results. Some teams just don’t get it imo.
     
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    And this is why I think Carson is a hall of Fame player. Look at the numbers he put up while playing for two of the worst franchises in NFL history.
     
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    I keep saying if Lewis is gone they go back to being the Bungles and the laughing stock of the NFL (hard to take that from the Browns, but I digress). Keeping Lewis at least brings competitiveness and some form of respect.
     
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    Fisher at least led the Titans to the Super Bowl and had the distinction of leading the Titans back to the playoffs the following year and was the last Super Bowl losing team to do so until us in 2009. While it's fair to knock Fisher for his Rams tenure, to imply that a team that had three 13 win seasons along with a 12, 11, and 10 win seasons as mediocre, I'll take that level of mediocrity all day. Oh, and keep in mind he won 10 and 13 games with Vince Young and Kerry Collins as his QB.
     

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