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Lewis fires Frazier as Bengals' defensive coordinator

Bucktastic

Troy Smith for HEISMAN
Jul 9, 2004
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CINCINNATI -- Coach Marvin Lewis is tired of watching his defense get pushed around. The Bengals fired defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier on Wednesday, the first change to Lewis' staff since their 8-8 finish. Assistant coach Chuck Bresnahan is the leading candidate on staff to replace him.

http://www.cbs.sportsline.com/nfl/story/8070075

I think this is a smart move on the Bengals part.....hopefully now they can make an attempt at stopping the run.
 

sandgk

Watson, Crick & A Twist
Oct 29, 2004
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Ironic then at his Monday presser Lewis was point blank asked


"Any chances of changes for any of the coordinators, offense, defense, special teams?"
One word answer - "no"

Then within a couple of days out goes Frazier stage left.

Oh yes:

scooter1369: A d-Coor that gives up 50 to the Browns should never work in the field again.
scooter -- that d-coor in the Browns game they lost was none other than Lewis himself.
 
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stxbuck

Woody wore Sambas
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Glad to see Marvin isn't going to take any halfass performances from his coaching staff. Given his rep as a D-coordinator, I wonder if he intentionally gave Frazier a long rope to hang himself with by intentionally being hands-off as regards the defensive play calling?

If we can draft and sign a couple of good DTs and a stud MLB in free agency, the D should come around nicely.....
 
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