The Bengals know who they need to be their subsequent head coach.
Rams quarterbacks coach Zac Taylor is the popular candidate for Cincinnati, based on an ESPN report, which cites unidentified league sources.
The job is Taylor’s to lose, the report says
Bengals want to rent Rams’ QB coach Zac Taylor after Los Angeles’ season ends, league sources inform @mortreport and me. It appears to be like like it’s Taylor’s job to lose. He’s the popular selection.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 10, 2019
Taylor was the College of Cincinnati offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach in 2016. He moved on to Los Angeles to educate the broad receivers in 2017 and was named the quarterbacks coach in 2018.
He additionally hung out with the Dolphins as an assistant quarterbacks coach and interim offensive coordinator.
Taylor performed quarterback at Wake Forest and Nebraska in school. Over his closing two seasons with the Cornhuskers he threw 45 touchdowns to 20 interceptions whereas finishing 57.2 p.c of his passes.
Taylor’s Rams are nonetheless within the playoffs and face off with the Cowboys on Saturday within the NFC Divisional Spherical. Taylor can’t be employed till after Los Angeles’ season is over.
The Bengals fired former head coach Marvin Lewis after 16 seasons with the staff. He went 131-122-Three in his time in Cincinnati.
Cincinnati had additionally been rumored to be former Browns head coach Hue Jackson and former Broncos head coach Vance Joseph for its head teaching emptiness.