The Vikings have made the following addition to their 2011 coaching staff:
James Saxon – RBs Coach
James Saxon brings 11 years of NFL coaching experience to the Vikings after spending the previous 3 seasons with the Miami Dolphins as their RBs coach. Saxon has guided 8 players over the past 10 seasons to the Pro Bowl, most recently Ronnie Brown in 2008. Saxon thrived in Kansas City helping Priest Holmes, Larry Johnson and Tony Richardson earn Pro Bowl honors a total of 7 times in 7 years. A 6th-round selection by the Chiefs in 1988, Saxon went on to play 8 seasons in the NFL with Kansas City, Miami and Philadelphia as a RB playing in 111 career games.