I must be dreaming, it's week 8 of the NFL season and the young, inexperienced Bengals are 5-2 overall and 1-0 in the AFC North. It finally seems like Marvin Lewis has found his groove with the Cincinnati Bengals.
Leading the way with the NFL's No. 4 ranked overall defense allowing only 297.4 yard per game, reminiscent of those great Baltimore Ravens defenses of Lewis' past. Before this article turns into a love letter for the Bengals and head coach Marvin Lewis, let's get to the purpose of this article.
During the "Marvin Lewis Era" in Cincinnati the Bengals have been average at best, totaling a 65-69 record under the leadership of Marvin Lewis. While the Bengals past nine seasons have been tough to watch, yes even the two lackluster playoff appearances (2005 & 2009), the Bengals consistently made moves both in the front office and in the locker room that left fans scratching their heads.
One of the things the Bengals have consistently done throughout the years is both sign and draft players who end up being complete bone-heads both on and off the field. If you want to find out who makes the cut on the life of the Seven Biggest Bone-Heads of the Marvin Lewis Era than do yourself a favor move on to the next slide.
Honorable mentions: Terrell Owens, Carson Palmer and Frostee Rucker (just because his name is Frostee).