Report: Bengals extend Marvin Lewis through 2017

Friday April 8th, 2016

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Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis has received a contract extension through 2017, reports’s Michael Silver.

Lewis has been the Bengals’ head coach since the 2003 season. He joined Cincinnati after previously serving as a defensive coordinator for the Redskins and Ravens. 

The Bengals have made the playoffs in each of the last five seasons under Lewis, though the coach has yet to guide the team to a playoff win. Lewis is 0–7 in seven postseason appearances with Cincinnati.

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Before Lewis was hired, the Bengals hadn’t made the playoffs since the 1990 season. In 13 seasons as a head coach, Lewis is 112–92–2.

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