Bengals reportedly agree to extension with Marvin Lewis

Despite not winning a playoff in his first 13 seasons with the Bengals Marvin Lewis is now reportedly under contract through the 2017 season. (WKRC/Tony Tribble)

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - For the second straight year the Bengals and head coach Marvin Lewis have agreed to a one-year contract extension just weeks before the NFL Draft, according to a report from NFL.com.

Lewis signed a one-year extension that covered the 2016 season on April 22, 2015 and this extension takes him through the 2017 season.

The 57-year-old Lewis earns $4.5 million per year under his current contract.

The 2016 season with Lewis' 14th as Bengals head coach. He has compiled a 112-97-2 record in the regular season and the 112 wins are 34th most in NFL history.

Lewis however is 0-7 in the playoffs, and that's the most playoff losses for any coach in NFL history without a win.

The Bengals have made the playoffs five straight seasons.

There is no official word on the extension from the Bengals.



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