Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis today announced Hue Jackson will join the Bengals' coaching staff as Special Assistant to the Head Coach.
"I have a great comfort level with Hue and his ability to assist me with the day-to-day responsibilities on defense, including analyzing our opponents and helping me on game days with the players and defensive coaches," Lewis said.
Said Jackson: "I'm pleased to have the opportunity to join the Bengals this season. There is a lot of talent on this team, and I look forward to doing my part to help it finish the season strong."
Jackson is in his 18th season as an NFL coach. Here is a look at Jackson's playing and coaching history: 1985-86—Played quarterback, Pacific. 1987—Graduate assistant, Pacific. 1988-89—Assistant coach (AC), Pacific. 1990-91—AC, Cal State-Fullerton. 1992-95—AC, Arizona State. 1996—Offensive Coordinator, California. 1997-2000—Offensive coordinator, Southern California. 2001-02—AC, Washington Redskins. 2003—Offensive coordinator, Redskins. 2004-06—AC, Cincinnati Bengals. 2007—Offensive coordinator, Atlanta Falcons. 2008-09—AC, Baltimore Ravens. 2010—Offensive coordinator, Oakland Raiders. 2011—Head coach, Raiders. 2012-13—AC, Cincinnati Bengals. 2014-15—Offensive coordinator, Bengals. 2016-18—Head coach, Cleveland Browns. 2018-present—Special assistant to the head coach, Bengals.