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Bengals News (2/5): Cincinnati takes leap of faith towards change

The Bengals aren’t known for changing head coaches often, so it is a big deal that Zac Taylor has become the 10th head coach in the team’s history.

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How to Watch Zac Taylor Introductory News Conference
Taylor, the 10th head coach in team history, leaves the Los Angeles Rams, for whom he served as an assistant coach the past two seasons, including as quarterbacks coach in 2018. The Rams won the NFC West this season with a 13-3 regular-season record and advanced to Super Bowl LIII against the New England Patriots.

Zac Taylor Named 10th Bengals Head Coach
Taylor, 35, leaves the L.A. Rams, for whom he served as an assistant coach the past two seasons, including as quarterbacks coach in 2018. The Rams won the NFC West this season with a 13-3 regular-season record and advanced to Super Bowl LIII against the New England Patriots.

Inside the Search for the Bengals 10th Head Coach
Before the end of last season, the only other NFL team that hadn’t launched a head coaching search in the social media crush of Facebook-Instagram-Twitter were Bill Belichick’s Patriots. This is their first head coaching hire to banner across NFL Network and the first one in three presidents, three Cincinnati mayors and one Banks project on the riverfront.

Bengals New Head Coach Is Taylor Made
ATLANTA - For the first time in their history the Bengals whisked away their head coach from a Super Bowl when they ferried the Rams quarterbacks coach to Paul Brown Stadium Monday morning to announce the Zac Taylor Era had begun.

Five Fun Facts about Zac Taylor
1. Football is family - Taylor comes from a football family and he married into a football family. His dad Sherwood Taylor played football for Barry Switzer at Oklahoma in the 1970s and coached briefly for the Sooners and Kansas State Wildcats in the early 80s. His brother Press Taylor played quarterback at Marshall University and serves as the quarterbacks coach for the Philadelphia Eagles. His father-in-law is Mike Sherman who coached the Green Bay Packers from 2000-05 and gave Taylor his coaching career start at Texas A&M.

Bengals who could benefit the most from Zac Taylor’s arrival
Keeping the same head coach for 16 years had its drawbacks, one of those mostly providing a window for a stagnant feel to invade. This was especially apparent on the offensive side of the ball, where consistent questions about talent usage chased the coaching staffs for years.

Bengals take long-overdue risk with the hiring of Zac Taylor
CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Bengals' front office appears to be going out of its comfort zone with its hire of Zac Taylor as head coach, and it just might be the risk the organization needs.

Dophins, Bengals make Brian Flores, Zac Taylor hires official
Taylor takes over in Cincinnati after spending the last two seasons with the Los Angeles Rams as the assistant wide receivers coach and quarterbacks coach on head coach Sean McVay’s staff.

Zac Taylor Named Bengals Head Coach After Rams' Super Bowl Loss to Patriots
While the deal had been rumored for some time, the team had to wait for the Rams' season to end to announce the hire. The Bengals finally could Monday after the Rams' Super Bowl loss to the New England Patriots.

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