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Bengals head coach: Tracking the latest news, rumors and reports

The Bengals have parted ways with Marvin Lewis, and the process to find the next head coach is winding down. Check back here for the latest news.

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For the first time since George W. Bush was in his initial term as President of the United States of America, the Cincinnati Bengals are in the market for a new head coach.

While it’s not a big deal to most other fan bases, the fact that the team is looking for a new figurehead for the first time in almost two decades brings a combination of fear, dread and excitement.

We at Cincy Jungle will keep you apprised of all of the news, notes, rumors, as well as our opinions on the big moves that will be forthcoming with the team. There is a lot to keep up with, so here is a recent rundown of the happenings as the team turns in a completely different direction from the Marvin Lewis era in 2019.

Reported Interest:

Reported interviews:

  • Darrin Simmons — Cincinnati Bengals special teams coordinator (link)
  • Bill Lazor — Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator (link)
  • Hue Jackson — Cincinnati Bengals special assistant to the head coach (link)
  • Vance Joseph — former Denver Broncos head coach and Bengals defensive backs coach (link)
  • Zac Taylor — Los Angeles Rams quarterbacks coach (link)
  • Shane Waldron — Los Angeles Rams passing game coordinator (link)
  • Eric Bieniemy — Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator (link)
  • Todd Monken — former Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator (link)

Rumor Mill:

  • Bengals nearing a head coach decision (link)
  • Bengals leaning toward offensive coach outside of the organization (link)
  • Bengals eyeing Washington offensive line coach Bill Callahan (link)

Staff Firings:

  • Bengals fire TEs coach Jonathan Hayes (link)
  • Bengals fire RBs coach Kyle Caskey (link)
  • Bengals fire LBs coach Jim Haslett (link)
  • Bengals OL Frank Pollack leaving team (link)