Marvin Lewis, head coach of the Cincinnati Bengals, is on the hot seat. Lewis, whose contract is up after this year, has shown to be a decent coach. He regularly fields a sloppy team but usually wins half of his games. The same pre-snap penalties occur game after game. He makes puzzling decisions seemingly every game.
In his favor, Lewis dragged the franchise out of an embarrassing decade of football. He helped make the organization respectable. His teams have made the postseason twice.
This year, Lewis has taken what many believe is the best team he has had on paper and turned it into a disappointing 2-4 record. Clearly, Lewis will not take the Bengals to the next level.
Lewis is said to be seeking an indoor practice facility, a general manager and more say over personnel decisions. Since those things won't happen, here is a list of coaches that could take his place.