Bengals coach Marvin Lewis to leave team after season, report says

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Terence Newman celebrates with teammates Brian Robison right and Eric Wilson after intercepting a pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday Dec. 17 2017

The Cincinnati Bengals are not commenting on a report that head coach Marvin Lewis will leave the club after the season when his contract expires.

ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Lewis will step down as head coach of the Bengals to pursue opportunities elsewhere, while NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported he plans to move to the front office.

Lewis, 59, became the Bengals' coach in 2003, Heading into Sunday's game, he has a career coaching record of 123-111-3 in 15 seasons, plus an 0-7 record in the playoffs.

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The Cincinnati Enquirer reported that multiple members of the organization, including coaches, learned of Lewis' decision as they boarded a bus in Minneapolis for the Bengals' game Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.

Lewis opted to enter 2017 - as he sometimes did in previous seasons - on the final year of his contract, but this time he is planning to leave Cincinnati, according to the report. With head coaching jobs likely to open up across the league this offseason, chances are Lewis will be a fairly hot commodity for teams looking to reboot their staffs.

Lewis' 15-year run in Cincinnati makes him the second-longest tenured head coach in the league, behind only the Patriots' Bill Belichick.

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