Father of Bengals coach passes away

The father of Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis — Marvin Lewis, Sr. — has reportedly passed away at the age of 78.

According to the team’s website, the elder Lewis died at a hospital in the Pittsburgh area after a long illness.

His son has been head coach of the head coach of the Bengals since 2003 and is the franchise’s all-time winningest coach.