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Coughlin preaches importance of hydration

Tom Coughlin, one of the NFL's toughest taskmasters, makes sure his Jaguars find a way to beat the heat.

Updated: August 1, 2001, 8:36 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jacksonville Jaguars coach Tom Coughlin understands the problem of heat. His team practices daily in 90-degree temperatures and high humidity.

That's why every camp opens with a lecture. This year, in fact, Coughlin had a Gatorade scientist speak to the team about dehydration and drinking liquids.

"You do a lot of research and take the advice of your medical people," Coughlin said. "You spend a lot of time on nutrition and dehydration. You bring experts ...

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