James Saxon

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In Secondary, Scouting And Talent Lacking More Than Coaching

Whenever a team has a weakness in one particular area of its personnel, it is the gut reaction to immediately put the position coach under fire. Often, perhaps too often, we see that position coach take the fall when a deeper analysis might show that he wasn’t the problem. The…



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James Saxon Reviews The Running Backs

The injury bug has struck the Pittsburgh Steelers almost everywhere. Running back is no exception. Teresa Varley talked with running backs coach James Saxon to get his overview on each running back. DeAngelo Williams has been maybe the best offseason move made by the team. Saxon readily recoginizes his positive…


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Isaiah Pead: “I’m Ready For This Opportunity”

Isaiah Pead becomes the Pittsburgh Steelers’ newest member. And though it came via unfortunate circumstances, he is excited to have another shot in the league. “With me, you can expect that I’m a competitor, high motor guy, a person who loves this game. Someone who is looking to capitalize on…


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Steelers Player-By-Player Practice Review

It’s only eight practices and we’re still several days away from our first game, but with the off day, it’s a nice chance to review the progress of each Pittsburgh Steeler. Take it with a grain of salt, there’s still so far to go, but it’s a nice bow on…


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Steelers’ Chisholm Still Playing With Chip On His Shoulder

Do you want to play football? A simple question with some life-changing results. It was what running back Jawon Chisholm heard first from Akron and now, the Pittsburgh Steelers. The answer an easy one. “Heck yeah, I want to play football.” But to understand the journey is to understand Chisholm….


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Steelers 2015 Training Camp Diary: Day Six

Day seven and the home stretch of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ six consecutive practice. Today was more physical and energetic than I anticipated following a night practice. Definitely not a boring day. Let’s hop to it. – It also unfortunately wasn’t a healthy day as several players didn’t finish practice. Ryan Shazier, Gerod Holliman, Josh Harris, Shamarko…