The Bengals said quarterbacks coach Bill Lazor will immediately assume coordinator duties in place of Zampese, who was with the Bengals for 15 seasons; he started as their quarterbacks coach before being promoted to offensive coordinator last season.?
"We're not getting the results we need to get", Bengals coach Marvin Lewis told reporters after the game.
"Today, I'm really thinking more about Ken having been through it from the other side and knowing how much he put into it and feeling badly and trying to be humane about that", Lazar added about Zampese, according to the Enquirer.
They lost to the Ravens 20-0 on Sunday and to Houston 13-9 on Thursday night.
Lewis had said earlier Friday that he would keep any personnel changes private.
Cincinnati became the first team since 1939 to fail to score a touchdown in its first two home games.
Whatever the case, Green isn't happy about his lack of opportunities, and the star wide receiver showed his frustration when meeting with the media after the Bengals' loss.
"We're not scoring enough points for our defense".
The Bengals did have one big play on Thurrsday night, when A.J. Green reeled in an Andy Dalton pass in triple coverage for a 50-yard gain. That's it. And then we will take it from there,"Lazor said. You are not going to win without them".
There is skill position talent up and down that roster with tight end Tyler Eifert and running backs Giovani Bernard, Jeremy Hill and rookie Joe Mixon. With 516 total yards through two games, they rank second in the National Football League - ahead of the Texans, but behind the Kansas City Chiefs, who amassed 537 yards in their lone game against New England. "I haven't done three in the past, splitting it equally, but that's where we've been so far".
The former Scranton Central and Cornell University standout also has been an assistant coach with the Atlanta Falcons (2003), Washington Redskins (2004-07), Seattle Seahawks (2008-09) and Philadelphia Eagles (2013).