B.J. Coleman needed a good performance last Saturday in St. Louis, for himself and his confidence and for his chances of making the Green Bay Packers' 53-man roster.
The former McCallie and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga quarterback delivered against the Rams. Coleman played nearly the entire fourth quarter -- the most he's played in two preseasons with the Packers -- and finished 8-for-13 for 86 yards, with a 9-yard touchdown pass to rookie tight end Jake Stoneburner.
"I think it was important," Coleman said Monday night. "I think any time you go out there, you've got to take advantage of it in some way. I try to control what I can control, and to be able to go out there and lead a group on a drive like that and then put the ball in the end zone, that was pretty awesome."
And in that end zone was a very familiar face, former McCallie and Mocs teammate and longtime friend Thomas Green. Green works for AstroTurf, which installed the surface at the Edward Jones Dome.
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