NFL

NFL Coaches Who Overstayed Their Welcomes

Darren - January 3, 2020
NFL

NFL Coaches Who Overstayed Their Welcomes

Darren - January 3, 2020

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1. Marvin Lewis

After 16 years, it all got a bit too much for Marvin Lewis in Cincinnati. Despite being the Bengals’ longest-serving coach, he has struggled for the past three seasons. In short, he overstayed his welcome. Finally, Black Monday 2019 saw him lose his job. He gave them a lengthy service, but there’s no room for the sentimental in football.

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Every coach has a lifespan. Sometimes it’s the roster that needs freshening up, but new ideas can inject a lease of life into a franchise. It will be fascinating to see where the Bengals go from here after spending such a long time with Lewis in charge. Damningly, they never won during the playoffs during his tenure.

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