Marvin Lewis Keeps His Streak Of Playoff Losses Alive

The Bengals got unceremoniously flushed out of the playoffs earlier today, losing 26-10 to the Colts. If this sounds familiar, that's because it's happened for the fourth straight season. Cincinnati is performing an admirable exercise in underachievement. » 1/04/15 5:31pm 1/04/15 5:31pm

Marvin Lewis Calls Johnny Manziel A "Midget" 

Brian Hoyer turned in an abysmal 14-31, two interception performance against the Colts on Sunday, and it looks like it will cost the Cleveland Browns quarterback his job. Hoyer has been one of the worst starting quarterbacks in the league all season, yet at 7-6 the Browns still have an outside shot at making the… » 12/08/14 10:59pm 12/08/14 10:59pm

The Bengals Really Could Break Their 8,400-Day Playoff Winless Streak…

For a summer in college I interned for the sports department of the Columbus Dispatch, which sent me for a few days to cover Cincinnati Bengals training camp. The 1990s had just come to a close—a dismal era even by the Bengals' standards—and the beat writers killed time during practice by stumping one another with… » 1/05/13 2:40pm 1/05/13 2:40pm

Who Has The Funnier Challenge-Flag-Throwing Motion, Bill Belichick Or…

The Deadspin NFL Coach Challenge Challenge is a tournament pitting the throwing motions of 20 NFL coaches against one another. » 12/13/12 6:20pm 12/13/12 6:20pm

Marvin Lewis's Opinion Of The Replacement Refs? "Whatever The…

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: The Bengals coach already knows what he'll say about the refs tonight if asked. » 9/10/12 5:55pm 9/10/12 5:55pm

Chad Ochocinco Threatens To Whoop Marvin Lewis's Ass

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Ochocinco doesn't pull punches on anyone. » 6/30/11 4:25pm 6/30/11 4:25pm

Just To Mess With Their Fans' Heads, Bengals Bring In Larry Johnson

Feeling pretty good about that 7-2 record, Bengal backers? In the AFC North driver's seat with a very favorable schedule ahead? Well, Mike Brown can definitely change that. What your team needs is a fourth-string RB with an attitude problem! » 11/16/09 4:45pm 11/16/09 4:45pm

This Is Why NFL Players Die Young

There was a very telling sequence in last night's excellent episode of Hard Knocks that perfectly illustrates the culture of "toughness" that ultimately dooms so many football players to retirements filled with crippling, life-altering pain. » 8/27/09 4:30pm 8/27/09 4:30pm

This Is What You Get For Being A Slacker

If education is a carrot-and-stick operation, then for students in the Cincinnati, the reward for good grades was a chance to meet the Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium. Marvin Lewis accidentally invited the life of the party instead. Oops! » 6/06/09 11:00am 6/06/09 11:00am

Marvin Lewis' Reindeer Games

This has already made it around a bit, but because we're feeling festive and full of the holiday spirit this morning, so we thought we'd share this special video, put together to the tune of "Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer" — not typically one of our holiday favorites — and concerning Marvin Lewis and his sleigh of… » 12/14/06 10:00am 12/14/06 10:00am

Marvin Lewis Is Beginning To Suspect That Something Is Amiss

This is an intervention. Marvin Lewis, your team is out of control. One out of every eight Bengals players is involved in the U.S. judicial system; either in jail, on parole or awaiting trial. We'd really like you to read these pamphlets. There are people who can help. » 12/13/06 11:00am 12/13/06 11:00am

Say It Ain't So, Chad

So you know, Bengals wide receiver Chad Johnson — forever known as Our Hero around here — did not get in a fight with his coach Marvin Lewis at halftime of Sunday's loss to the Steelers. Who said he did, you ask? » 1/10/06 2:45pm 1/10/06 2:45pm