The team announced Maxie's hiring Monday. He replaces Marcus Robertson, who wasn't retained at the end of the season.
As an undrafted safety out of Texas Southern, Maxie signed with the New Orleans Saints in 1985 and went on to have a 13-year NFL career. He played in 153 games, including 104 starts, and recorded 23 interceptions and three touchdowns
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