MIAMI (AP) -Former NFL running back James Saxon joined the Miami Dolphins as running backs coach Tuesday.
Saxon played for eight years in the league, including in 1992-94 for the Dolphins.
Evan Marcus joined Miami as head strength and conditioning coach. He and Saxon will work on the staff of new head coach Tony Sparano.
Marcus was head strength and conditioning coach with the Atlanta Falcons last year. He had the same role at the Virginia in 2003-06.
Saxon spent the past seven years as running backs coach with the Kansas City Chiefs. He helped Priest Holmes, Larry Johnson and Tony Richardson reach the Pro Bowl.

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