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Highlights from Marvin Lewis’ NFL Combine press conference

Marvin Lewis was in a cheery mood on Friday morning as he spoke to the media about Russell Bodine, Tyler Eifert, drafting offensive linemen and much more.

Live with Marvin Lewis at the NFL Combine

Posted by Cincy Jungle on Friday, March 2, 2018

Marvin Lewis finally spoke to the media on Day 3 of the 2018 NFL Combine and offered a glimmer of hope for Bengals fans as we look to the offseason. He spoke about free agency, the draft, some players the Bengals may consider, bringing in Kurt Coleman for a workout and more.

We’ll dive further in later today and tomorrow, but here are some of the key moments from the press conference.

On Tyler Eifert’s health:

On Oklahoma OT Orlando Brown, son of Orlando Brown Sr. who Marvin Lewis coached in Baltimore:

On Clint Boling not moving to offensive tackle:

On the competition committee’s impending decision regarding changing the defensive pass interference penalty (cough, throwing shade):

On the offensive line:

On Andy Dalton as an ascending player:

On Bill Lazor’s return as offensive coordinator:

On Tyler Body’s growth in year two:

On the addition of coaches Frank Pollack and Alex Van Pelt:

On... the obvious:

We’ll have much more on Lewis’ Combine talk, but for now, let’s digest this... Also be sure to follow Cincy Jungle on Instagram for more.