Bengals sign offensive coordinator Bill Lazor
CINCINNATI (WKRC) - The Bengals signed offensive coordinator Bill Lazor to a new contract, one day after announcing Marvin Lewis will return as head coach.
“We have a lot of talent on this roster and I am excited for the opportunity to build the high-powered offense we have the potential to be,” Lazor said. “This offseason will give us the chance to continue the success we had at the end of the year as we develop into a dynamic offense in 2018.”
Lazor was promoted to offensive coordinator in September, during his second season as an assistant coach with the Bengals. He had been named Bengals quarterbacks coach on Jan. 18, 2016. He previously has served as NFL offensive coordinator and/or QBs coach for Washington, Seattle, Philadelphia and Miami.
Here is a look at Lazor’s playing and coaching history:
- 1990-93—Played QB at Cornell.
- 1994-2000—Assistant coach (AC), Cornell.
- 2001-02—Offensive coordinator/QBs coach, University of Buffalo.
- 2003—AC, Atlanta Falcons.
- 2004-07—AC, Washington Redskins.
- 2008-09—AC, Seattle Seahawks.
- 2010-12—Offensive coordinator/QBs coach, University of Virginia.
- 2013—AC, Philadelphia Eagles.
- 2014-15—Offensive coordinator, Miami Dolphins.
- 2016-present—Offensive coordinator/QBs coach, Cincinnati Bengals.
Information courtesy Cincinnati Bengals