Marvin Lewis Reportedly Faced 'Near Mutiny' Before Firing Bengals OC Ken Zampese

Time for Bengals to budge bench Andy Dalton for AJ McCarron

Presumably leading to Green's frustration, Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton has struggled mightily out of the gate this season.

Zampese will be replaced by quarterbacks coach Bill Lazor who joined Cincy last season when Zampese was promoted to offensive coordinator.

"We're not getting the results we need to get", Bengals coach Marvin Lewis told reporters after the game.

"I'm really thinking more about Ken, having been through it from the other side and knowing how much he has put into this", Lazor said. Through two weeks of the season, the Bengals still don't have a touchdown.

The news of Zampese's firing will likely come as welcome to frustrated Bengals fans, who began calling for the 50-year-old's ouster after the team lost 13-9 (points courtesy of field goals) to the Houston Texans on Thursday night.

Lewis is surely hoping a change in the coaching staff can spark the offense moving forward, but likely feels his own seat warming up, especially since he's in the final year of his contract. They're the first National Football League team to play their first two games at home and fail to score a touchdown since 1939. "If you look at it like that, then, yes, we're not scoring". "You have to find a way to get me the ball and we are not doing that right now".

Andy Dalton is not a top-tier quarterback, but he has been their starter since 2011.

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Following a four-interception game in Week 1, quarterback Andy Dalton connected on 20 of 35 passes for just 224 yards-not miserable numbers, considering he managed not to turn the ball over this time around, but the team was bad on third downs (4 of 15) and Dalton did stuff likes this. "I haven't done three in the past, splitting it equally, but that's where we've been so far". He held the job with the Miami Dolphins from 2014-15.