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Patience and poise

One of the most valuable lessons a quarterback ever learns is when to chuck it, when to tuck it and when to throw it into the front row.

If a receiver is open, you chuck it in his direction. If everyone is covered, you tuck it and run. If the pressure is coming, you throw it where no one wearing a helmet can possibly catch it. A throwaway, after all, is much better than an interception or a sack. Tennessee's B. J. Coleman exhibited an excellent grasp of this principle in Saturday's first full-scale scrimmage of preseason. Twice he...

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