Speaking today at the NFL league meetings in Arizona, Bengals Head Coach Marvin Lewis cotnues to praise the strong veteran leadership of his team, how he thinks that can ultimately getthem over the hump of not winning a playoff game in early three decades, and that the club is close to re-signing one of it’s top veterans in Terence Newman:
Lewis says he’s excited about growing number of veterans on his team that are passing on what they need to do to get over hump.
— Geoff Hobson (@GeoffHobsonCin) March 19, 2013
Lewis says he feels good about getting Jones TNewman signed — Geoff Hobson (@GeoffHobsonCin) March 19, 2013
This goes in line with Newman saying he’s ready to make a decision in the coming days:
Decision hopefully today or tomorrow.Have yet to speak in depth to my agent.
— terence newman (@terencenewman) March 18, 2013
A veteran of 148 games and 146 starts, Newman had a solid season for the Bengals last season after he’d spent the previous nine years with the Dallas Cowboys, who drafted him in the first-round in 2003.