Twitter Reactions To Mike Zimmer Leaving and Paul Guenther’s Promotion

Aug 23, 2012; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Nate Clements (22) and offensive coordinator Mike Zimmer shake hands before the game against the Green Bay Packers at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Frank Victores-USA TODAY Sports

Now that the Cincinnati Bengals have lost Mike Zimmer, a new era begins with Paul Guenther now becoming the defensive coordinator of a unit that’s routinely ranked in the top-10 over the past six years.

Needless to say, many Bengals players were sad and joyful to see Zimmer finally become a head coach after he’d worked so hard for so many years to become one.

Bittersweet best describes how safety George Iloka and many of the Bengals feel right now:






Bengals fans would love to see Zimmer back on Hard Knocks this year with the Vikings:


Oh, and in case you were interested in Mike Zimmer matching-up with his former college and current Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden:


Congratulations are certainly in order for Zimmer, but so too for Guenther, who becomes a DC at the NFL level for the first time, and he was introduced today to the media:

The Bengals were certainly lucky to keep Guenther after he had offers to go with Mike Zimmer to Minnesota:



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