Another is enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and revered as one of the greatest minds the game has ever known.

And a fifth owns the franchise record for victories, and it’s more than double that of any other coach in franchise history.

Sorting through their accomplishments, and their failings, to rank them from top to bottom has been a surprisingly difficult task.

An argument can be made for each of them to be labeled the best, so who is the greatest Bengals head coach in franchise history?

Ranking the Greatest Coaches in Cincinnati Bengals History

5) Marvin Lewis (2003-18)

Some might see it as odd to have the man with more than twice as many wins as any other coach in franchise history ranked so low, but Marvin Lewis’ 0-7 record in the postseason is a massive counterweight to all the good he accomplished.

Lewis, who was 131-129-3, is one of only three Bengals coaches with a career winning record.

But his win total is more a product of his longevity — and owner Mike Brown’s patience — than anything

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