Disgraceful Bengals Loss in Ugly Playoff Could Cost Coach Marvin Lewis His Job

January 10, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

CINCINNATI — There are the Bungles. Then there is what the Bungles did against Pittsburgh on Saturday night. It was worse than the Bungles. It was pathetic, disgraceful and ugly. And it all could cost Marvin Lewis his job.
As the Steelers ran off the field with a stunning, staggering and incomprehensible 18-16 victory, Bengals fans, by the dozens, threw water bottles and other debris at the Steelers. Some of the objects were lobbed from high up in the stands, posing fairly dangerous threats.
The Steelers ducked and dodged as they escaped the mayhem. It was the third time in the game fans threw objects on the field. One of the others came when Ben Roethlisberger was being carted off the field. Classy.
The game featured a variety of personal fouls and several near-brawls in one of the dirtiest and ugliest contests in the modern era of the sport. This wasn't a playoff showcase for the NFL. It was like a series of outtakes from The Longest Yard.
This game was an e...

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