Marvin Lewis joining Herm Edwards’ staff at Arizona State

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Herm Edwards is adding more experience to his Arizona State staff.

According to Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports, former Bengals coach Marvin Lewis is being hired as a special advisor.

Lewis has a home in Phoenix, and wasn’t busy after his gig as a commentator for the AAF ended prematurely (and apparently without other media opportunities).

Lewis was 131-122-3 in 16 years with the Bengals, and didn’t win a playoff game (0-for-7). But that .518 winning percentage was a lot better than the three coaches who preceded him there (Dick LeBeau, Bruce Coslet, and Dave Shula were a combined .295 there), which makes the job he did in Cincinnati pretty impressive.

13 responses to “Marvin Lewis joining Herm Edwards’ staff at Arizona State

  1. That is a great get for ASU. Lewis is still a very respected coach. Mixed results as a HC but was a fantastic defensive coordinator and will be a veritable heavyweight helping out at the college level.

  2. Herm Edwards has done great things at ASU and this hire is another step in making the program a top notch recruiting destination. Good for Edwards, Lewis and especially good for ASU in producing more NFL ready products like N’keal Harry!

  3. mrcmos says:
    May 28, 2019 at 1:31 pm
    Edwards have a loser death wish with this hire, or homeboys network hire?
    ____________
    Sounds to me like he got a guy with 16 years of NFL had coaching experience as a glorified NCAA ball boy. I wouldn’t why Marvin Lewis as my head coach, but having a brain like that in the room never hurt anyone.

  4. After 16 years with the same team things seem to grow stale for Marvin Lewis. A change like this may be just what he needs to re-invigorate himself.

  5. Bengals owner mike brown is the problem.

    NOT Marvin Lewis.

    SEE: Abandoning All-Pro T Andrew Whitworth and
    never giving Andy Dalton quality tight end depth

  6. hey rustbelt – Bengals owner is the problem but Marvin is not NFL head coach material…he may do well in the college ranks!

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