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gpolit.com November 17, 2017


Cincinnati Bengals fire offensive coordinator after 0-2 start with no touchdowns

17 September 2017, 12:23 | Ken Black

Time for Bengals to budge bench Andy Dalton for AJ McCarron

Time for Bengals to budge bench Andy Dalton for AJ McCarron

Green's Cincinnati Bengals are 0-2 to start the 2017 National Football League season.

The Cincinnati Bengals announced Friday afternoon that former Cornell quarterback Bill Lazor '94 will be assuming the offensive coordinator role for the team, effective immediately.

"Ken Zampese has done a tremendous job for us for my 15 years here, and I have the utmost respect for Ken as a person and as a coach", head coach Marvin Lewis said in a statement.

"Today my thoughts are with Ken after being on the other side and trying to be humane about it", Lazor said.

The Bengals have struggled both through the air and on the ground through the first two games with six turnovers and just 516 yards of total offense. "We'll have a chance to convene [Saturday] morning after everyone has had a chance to take in what's happening and we'll go forward a lot faster after that".

The Bengals have only scored nine points on the season, after getting shut out by the Ravens, and scoring just three field goals against Houston.

"No, I'm not anxious about Andy", Lewis said when asked if there will be a quarterback change in Cincinnati.

Cincinnati (0-2) has yet to score a touchdown in 25 possessions. "You are not going to win without them".

But these Bengals are more or less full-powered, with Andy Dalton throwing passes and A.J. Green there to catch them.

"What we need to do - the (offensive) philosophy - is to score as many points as we can to beat the Packers". It would be nice if you could, but we have a real tough task at hand.

Andy Dalton is not a top-tier quarterback, but he has been their starter since 2011.

Bengals wide receiver is none too happy with his quarterback after losing in back to back games. He also worked under Chip Kelly in Philadelphia before joining the Dolphins.



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