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Bengals News (1/2): How the search for a head coach could play out

It has been so long since the Bengals searched for a new head coach that some fans may need a refresher on how it is done.

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Bengals Knock Rust Off Coaching Search
Let’s see, the last time the Bengals lost themselves in a coaching search, a W was president, Eminem’s “Lose Yourself,” was No. 1 on the charts and Barack Obama was No. 1 on Illinois Senate's Health and Human Services Committee as the new chairman.

Bengals Sign Kicker to Reserve/Future List
Vizcaino (6-2, 202), a rookie from the University of Washington, has not been with an NFL team previously. He will not count on the team’s active list until Feb. 4, the Monday after the Super Bowl.

Who will replace Marvin Lewis as Cincinnati Bengals head coach?
Hue Jackson, former Browns coach, Bengals OC: Speculation about Jackson taking over for Lewis began midseason when Jackson was fired by Browns and landed in Cincinnati as special assistant to Lewis. Jackson's time as Cincinnati OC was successful. His tenure with the Browns, with a 3-36-1 record, was not.

Cincinnati Bengals: A look at potential head coach candidates
In a press conference Monday to address his departure from the Cincinnati Bengals, Marvin Lewis lobbied for former Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson to get some consideration as his replacement.

Vance Joseph to interview for head coach with Cincinnati Bengals
The Cincinnati Bengals are planning to bring in former Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph for an interview. The Bengals are just a day removed from firing long-time head coach Marvin Lewis who was the second longest tenured head coach in the NFL.

Report: Bengals to interview Vance Joseph for head coach opening
At the least, he will reportedly interview for the position vacated by Marvin Lewis’ departure, according to Ryan Koenigsberg of BSNDenver.com:

Sean McVay confirms Bengals requested interview with Shane Waldron
On the heels of a report revealing the Bengals requested to interview Los Angeles Rams quarterbacks coach Zac Taylor, McVay confirmed the Bengals also asked about pass-game coordinator Shane Waldron:

Bengals agreement: Five questions about the new deal with Hamilton County
In November, the Bengals and Hamilton County struck a deal allowing a highly-anticipated music venue at The Banks to move forward.

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