After 15 years heading up the most average team in the NFL, it is being reported that Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis has finally decided to walk away from the team at the end of the season.
Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported earlier today that Lewis and the Bengals mutually agreed to end his coaching run after the 2017 season, per sources informed of the situation. Lewis is now looking to work in a front office role, as a potential GM.
After taking over a Bengals side in 2003 that had become one of the laughing stocks of the NFL - much like the Cleveland Browns are today - Lewis led them to several AFC North titles and multiple playoff trips.
However, the fact that he didn't manage to win a single playoff made Lewis and the Bengals a running joke of their own, and fans had enough of the mediocrity of their side that contained multiple Pro Bowl talents like AJ Green and Geno Atkins.
Fans had been waiting a while for the Bengals to finally make the move and get rid of the veteran head coach, but it always seemed like Cincinnati would let Lewis make the move of his own accord after over a decade in the job.
After the reports started breaking on social media, fans reacted quickly and they did it with a fair amount of glee.
Let's take a look at some of the reactions...
It is safe to say that fans are happy with the move. But how do you feel about it? Let us know in the comments section below...
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