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Bengals coach Marvin Lewis talks to FOXSports.com about his offseason, NFL free agency and more.
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Hi I'm Bryan -- please be joined by Marvin Lewis head coach of the Cincinnati Bengals Marvin what's the summer been like for you. It sounds like we're getting closer to seeing football again but it has to be a very unusual last couple months. That's been an unusual last couple months and one little different but once we get everything put together in networks -- get started. Known for having great relationships with your players even Chad Ochocinco. Has it been tough not being able to communicate with them because a -- out yet been a different no question the last two and a half months whatever and it's been different. I'm not being able to have a normal. Communication with the guys and he missed some. Let's say the CPA gets signed this week how wild next two weeks be with -- all the free agent frenzy. Well I don't know that of the -- people think as far as free agency goes. We've already had a draft -- some people you know but there'll be some movement of these things that'll occur like that in. But you know we're so close up against getting ready for the season and so forth that way so I think all that come into play as well going to approach training camp any differently or is it business as usual well it'll be weight training camp will be different because we haven't had the time with our players that is normally used to. And so that'll be a different format we have we're also gonna -- my understand some different restrictions will be little different so. But but just because we haven't had beat the opportunity to know where they are physically. It'll be different. -- mean -- or not this year what was that experience like for you and your team a couple of years ago some service teams are glad im not anticipating. It was good is great -- and a soft -- -- as a tremendous job. Putting that together and being there with you and and kind of being there with you but staying out of the way. And allowing you just to do your job and do we do and that's coach football and play football stuff to talk about the quarterback situation -- you don't -- Carson -- going to do but in general. How you approaching a position well I would excited about the future of our football team and and Karstens made decisions we make decisions and move forward. And so we're excited about were able to draft and the tone early in the draft though. We've got a couple of guys that we had with this last season they'll get an opportunity. And now we'll see what happens once we open up after the lockout its x.s and those tonight at the LA coliseum football one a one what are you gonna Dillon. Well we're gonna help help a little bit with the the quarterback accuracy in the receiving and a and work that way and I guess I do some question and answers with some of the people around here in. And just be here to help promote football which is great.