NFL Head Coach: Cincinnati Bengals
Career Highlights: Cincinnati Head Coach Marvin Lewis has led the Bengals to five straight playoff appearances and an 8-0 2015 season start, both firsts in franchise history. Lewis holds the record for most wins as a Bengals head coach (112). Since joining the Bengals in 2003, after a 2002 franchise worst 2-14 record, Lewis led the team in 2005 to their first winning season and first AFC North division title in 15 years. Lewis won the 2009 AP Coach of the Year honor following a 10-6 regular season and another division title. Lewis is currently the second-longest tenured NFL head coach behind New England’s Bill Belichick, and the longest tenured coach in Bengals history. Prior to joining Cincinnati, Lewis was an Assistant Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator for the Washington Redskins in 2002 and was Defensive Coordinator of the Baltimore Ravens from 1996 to 2001, whose record-setting defense in 2000 helped them win Super Bowl XXXV 34-7 over the New York Giants. Lewis, a Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers Coach from 1990 to 1995, began his coaching career in college stints at Idaho State, Long Beach State and New Mexico.