Marvin Lewis meets with Cowboys over head coach job
The Dallas Cowboys have started their coaching search with another high-profile interview.
On Saturday, Dallas interviewed former Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis, as first reported by ESPN’s Todd Archer.
In addition to former Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy, the Cowboys are meeting with former Cincinnati coach Marvin Lewis on Saturday as well, according to multiple sources. Lewis spent last season as an adviser to Herm Edwards at Arizona State after… https://t.co/W36AhwHnM2
— Todd Archer (@toddarcher) January 4, 2020
It’s very clear that the Cowboys are prioritizing NFL experience in their search, at least judging by their first couple of interviews. Lewis was the longtime head coach of the Bengals, while their other Saturday interview has won a Super Bowl. That suggests that owner Jerry Jones was serious when he hinted that college coaches might not be what he’s looking for this time around.
Lewis spent 16 years as the Bengals’ head coach, going 131-122-3. Crucially, though, he went 0-7 in playoff games.