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Bengals News (2/12): Zac Taylor filling out his staff with new offensive coaches

Zac Taylor added three new offensive coaches as his search for a defensive coordinator continues.

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Bengals Hire Three More Assistant Coaches
Here is a look at those new assistants, which include Jemal Singleton (running backs), Joey Boese (strength and conditioning) and Doug Rosfeld (director of coaching operations):

Bengals Acquire Kaaya on Waivers
Kaaya (6-4, 215), who will be a third-year player in 2019, originally was a Detroit Lions sixth-round draft pick out of the University of Miami in the 2017 NFL Draft.

Bearcat Quarterbacks Back Taylor
My point is that we probably shouldn’t be overly concerned that UC went 4-8 in 2016 and didn’t post great offense stats in Zac Taylor’s only year as offensive coordinator. There likely would have been significant improvement if there had been a second season.

New coach Zac Taylor explains why the Bengals' opening was 'the number one job' available
After 16 seasons without a single playoff win, the Bengals finally moved on from Marvin Lewis, leaving his successor with a 31-year-old quarterback who isn't bad enough to suddenly ditch, but isn't good enough to carry a weakened team to the promised land and a defense that was among the league's worst in 2018. Making matters worse, the Bengals reside in the AFC North, a division that features three playoff-caliber teams in the Steelers, Ravens, and suddenly good Browns.

Florida Gators news roundup: Bengals interested in Todd Grantham
Florida defensive coordinator Todd Grantham is being pursued for the same position by the Cincinnati Bengals, per Will Sammon of The Athletic, who reports that the Bengals have requested permission to talk to Grantham — and Sammon’s sources indicate Grantham is a “lead candidate.”

Zac Taylor says Bengals were ‘the number one job’
While the organization was viewed as conservative and had a rougher reputation than most because of it, would-be coaches also saw the job security given to someone like Marvin Lewis, who lasted 16 years.

Bengals coach Zac Taylor hires Cincinnati HS coach as assistant
Bengals coach Zac Taylor is hiring local Cincinnati high school football coach Doug Rosfeld as an assistant, the school announced on Monday. Although Rosfeld's exact position has not been announced, it's believed he'll handle some administrative work for Taylor.

2018-19 Cincinnati Bengals Position Grades: Running Back
There weren’t many positive moments for the Bengals throughout the 2018 season, but the performance from the running back room has to be something that fans can be excited about moving forward. After being selected 48th overall by Cincinnati in the 2017 draft, Joe Mixon has proven that he is one of the best up and coming backs in the league and appears to be a huge steal from that draft. The Bengals front office received their fair share of criticism for the pick because of Mixon’s off the field issues, and rightfully so, but he has cleaned up his act and is producing at an extremely high level. He managed to lead the AFC in rushing yards with 1168 despite opposing defenses keying in on him due to significant injuries to the receiving core and Andy Dalton. In my opinion, he was definitely snubbed from making the Pro Bowl and it’s hard to fathom that the conference’s leading rusher was left out. Regardless, there’s no doubt in my mind that he will make it there before his career in Cincy is over and I can’t wait to see how Zac Taylor develops him even further.

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