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Bengals fire coordinator Ken Zampese after 0-2 start

The Bengals made the first step toward digging out from their historically bad start Friday, firing offensive coordinator Ken Zampese a day after they again failed to get into the end zone.

Quarterbacks coach Bill Lazor was promoted to coordinator, a spot he held with the Dolphins in 2014-15. He didn't expect the shake-up.

"When you've been in this league long enough, you see a whole bunch of different things happen," Lazor said. "Not many of them are shocking anymore. You come in the day after a tough loss and try figure out how make it better. Obviously, it took some different turns."

The move was announced an hour after coach Marvin Lewis...