List of Cincinnati Bengals Head Coaches

List Of Cincinnati Bengals Head Coaches

This is a complete list of Cincinnati Bengals head coaches. There have been 9 head coaches for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). The Bengals are a professional American football team based in Cincinnati, Ohio. They are a member of the North Division of the American Football Conference (AFC). The Bengals franchise was founded in 1968 as a member of the Western Division of the American Football League (AFL), before merging with the NFL in 1970.

The current head coach is Marvin Lewis, who was promoted from defensive coordinator of the Washington Redskins on January 14, 2003 following the departure of Dick LeBeau on December 30, 2002. Two coaches have won a conference championship with the team: Forrest Gregg in 1981, and Sam Wyche in 1988. Marvin Lewis is the team's winningest coach and all time leader in games coached, while Gregg leads all coaches in winning percentage with .561 (with at least one one full season coached). Dick LeBeau is statistically the worst coach the Bengals had in terms of winning percentage, with .267. Of the 9 Bengals coaches, two have been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, including Paul Brown and Forest Gregg. Two former players have been head coach for the Bengals, including Sam Wyche and Bruce Coslet.

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