Originally Posted by MWM
Losses like these is going to be what defines the Marvin Lewis era, unfortunately. It's pretty much exactly how Jim Tressel used to coach in games where he didn't have a sizeable talent gap over the opposing team. Some coaches just can never get out of their own way and escape their natural tendencies.
I have a hard time putting it on Marvin. Not getting the defensive personnel right is on Mike Zimmer. And Jay Gruden called an aggressive game.
The players were put in a lot of positions to win this game and couldn't do it.