Cincinnati Bengals, Head Coach Marvin Lewis Part Ways After 16 Seasons

Lewis leaves behind a 131-122-3 record during his tenure with the Bengals.

The Cincinnati Bengals have parted ways with head coach Marvin Lewis, after 16 seasons.

Bengals owner Mike Brown made the final decision to let go of the coach who holds the most wins in franchise history on Monday per Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network.

Lewis leaves behind a 131-122-3 record during his tenure with the Bengals. The Bengals missed the playoffs for the third straight season and have never made it past the AFC Wild Card round while he was the head coach.

Marvin Lewis joins the growing list of coaches (whom the majority are Black) that have been let go on Black Monday.

The New York Jets fourth-year coach Todd Bowles was fired after a 38-3 loss to the New England Patriots while the Arizona Cardinals and Denver Broncos relieved one year coach Steve Wilks and two-year coach Vance Joseph of their duties.

Erin Ashey Simon is a writer, producer, host and contributor for The Shadow League. Host of Cheddar Esports and Grass Routes Podcast, a former college athlete who passes the time playing flag football. Simon has previous work experience at Cycle Media, REVOLT TV, The Wall Street Journal, and more. Originally from New Jersey, Simon graduated from the University of Kentucky.