CINCINNATI — Thehave prolonged the contract of coach Zac Taylor by way of the 2026 season, the group introduced Wednesday.
The deal comes days from Tremendous Bowl LVI, the place the Bengals misplaced to the23-20. It was the franchise's first look within the sport since 1989.
“Zac has come into the league and labored to develop the foundations for a profitable program that may be profitable over time,” Bengals president Mike Brown mentioned in an announcement. “The fruits of Zac's efforts had been seen this yr, and Zac is well-regarded by our gamers and coaches.
“I do know the hassle and fervour Zac brings to the constructing and to our group, and I'm happy by his method. And I feel the town of Cincinnati sees him the way in which the gamers and I do. He is introduced pleasure to the city and deserves credit score and recognition for that.”
Taylor, 38, was coming into the ultimate season of the unique four-year contract signed in 2019.
The Bengals earned their first playoff win in 31 seasons en path to profitable the AFC championship. The group went 10-7 throughout the common season, profitable the AFC North title.
In three seasons with the Bengals, Taylor has a 16-32-1 mark.