The Cincinnati Bengals is one of the most popular franchises in American football and thus there is always great buzz and interest in various developments that happen around the franchise from time to time. The franchise has a very good coaching staff that keeps getting updated with the passage of time. If you are a fan of the Cincinnati Bengals franchise or even if you are NFL aficionado and want to know more about their coaching staff in more detail then read along. The coaching staff typically involves multiple designated roles that are assigned to different individuals based on their expertise. Let us have a detailed look at the current coaching staff of the Cincinnati Bengals franchise.
Detailed breakdown of the Cincinnati Bengals coaching staff
The coaching staff of any team or franchise in the NFL typically includes head coach, co-coordinators, assistant coaches, strength and conditioning professionals and football operations officer. All of these staff perform different operations and co-ordinate as well as report to the head coach on the different aspects as well as requirements of the team.
When it comes to head coach, Zac Taylor has been appointed as the leading man thus becoming the10th coach in the history of the Cincinnati Bengals franchise. Taylor comes into the job of the coaching Cincinnati Bengals with some experience as he was with L.A Rams for 2 seasons where served in the capacity of assistant wide receivers coaching and then became the quarterbacks coach in the year 2018. In the very same year Taylor helped the quarterback of the Rams Jared Goff to the career high in almost every major passing metric which includes completions, attempt, passing yards, passing TDs, completion percentage, yards per attempt and the passer rating. Goff was ranked overall 4th in the passing yards for NFL and 8th in the overall passer rating. The quarterback of the Rams was the key component and played a vital role in their offense that completed the season with being 2nd in NFL in the total net yards, 5th in the net passing yards, 2nd in the scoring, first in the first downs and fifth in the third down percentages. LA won NFC west with 13-3 record in regular season and then advanced to the super bowl facing New England Patriots.
In the year2017 Zac Taylor guided the emerging Rams offense of passing which was ranked 10th in NFL in the passing yards per game. Taylor helped in directing the young receiving corps of the Rams which was headed by Cooper Kupp, and had finished the season with the 62 catches, the team high of 869 receiving yards and the 5 TDs. Before his stint with Rams, Taylor had spent one year in college ranks serving as the offensive coordinator and the coach of the quarterbacks at University of Cincinnati in the year2016. Taylor who was serving under the head coaching of Tommy Tuberville, helped in guiding the offense of Bearcats that had an average of 255.9 passing yards for each game and 118.3 yards of rushing.
Taylor got into coaching in the NFL in the year 2012 and his first stint was as an assistant coach of the quarterbacks for the Miami Dolphins. He was then gradually promoted from the assistant coach to the quarterback coach during 2013-15. Later in the 2015 season the team made alterations to the coaching staff and Taylor then served as the primary play-caller and the offensive coordinator on the interim basis. During his stint with the Miami franchise, Taylor was crucial in developing the quarterback Ryan Tannehill who was draft pick in the 1st round of 2012.
When it comes to the coordinators of the Cincinnati Bengals franchise then the team has Brian Callahan as the defensive coordinator with an experience of 10 years, Lou Anarumo also a defensive coordinator with an experience of 7 years and Darrin Simmons as special teams coordinator with an experience of 15 years.
In terms of assistant coaches the Cincinnati Bengals franchise has a team of 16 competent assistant coaches with good experience and skills to deal with the operations of the team. These assistant coaches team of staff includes Bob Bicknell with an experience of 10 years in the game, James Casey with an experience of 1 year, Gerald Chatman who serves as a defensive assistant with an experience of 1 years.
Moving along Brayden Coombs serving as assistant special teams with an experience of 6 years, Mark Duffner the senior defensive assistant with experience of 22 years, Nick Eason working on defensive line with an experience of 5 years. Besides this you also have ten other extremely professional and hardworking assistants who serve in different capacities.
The Cincinnati Bengals has strength and conditioning team of 3 skilled professionals and one director of football operations in the form of Doug Rosfeld to look overall the business matters of the franchise.