Miami Dolphins Offensive Assistants James Saxon, George DeLeone Leaving Team

January 20, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It's one step forward and two steps back for the Miami Dolphins, as it was revealed today that the team is losing two offensive assistant coaches on the same day they announced the hiring of Brian Daboll as offensive coordinator.

According to the Miami Herald's Armango Salguero, James Saxon has been relieved of his duties as running backs coach, while tight ends coach George DeLeone is voluntarily leaving the Dolphins to join former defensive coordinator Paul Pasqualoni's staff at the University of Connecticut.

In addition to these positions, the Dolphins are also in need of a quarterbacks coach and a strength and conditioning coach, as David Lee and Evan Marcus joined coaching staffs at Ole Miss and Virginia, respectively.

James Saxon

A running back for the Dolphins from 1992-1994, Saxon was running backs coach for the Kansas City Chiefs before arriving to handle to same position in Miami in 2008.

Working under Saxon, Dolphin...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments