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Did Plati Coin the Term "Red Zone?"

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  1. Fight CU

    Fight CU Club Member Club Member

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    Per Kreckman, Plati did. Just said it a minute ago...anyone know?
     
  2. boulder77

    boulder77 Certified Organic Club Member

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    I have heard that as well. IIRC, it was while he was official scorer for the Broncos many years ago.
     
  3. Lt.Col.FrankSlade

    Lt.Col.FrankSlade Well-Known Member

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  4. GregInArlington

    GregInArlington Well-Known Member

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    From his CU bio:

    "He has worked 321 Bronco games through the 2010 season, and among the many innovative numbers he is credited with first charting was “scoring percentage inside-the-20,” which is now commonly known as the red zone."


    Looks like Plati was the one to first start tracking the statistic. I belive ther term "red zone" originates from the military's use of red zone as being within firing range.
     
  5. SpacemanSpiff

    SpacemanSpiff Club Member Club Member

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    This is from his bio on cubufs.com
    And here's a link to a story that confirms it -> http://www.denverpost.com/sports/ci_7595238
     
  6. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I thought the folks at Tampax coined that one.
     
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  7. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Impressive. When will he learn to count?
     
  8. GregInArlington

    GregInArlington Well-Known Member

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    He can count up to 12, the number of items on the MacDonalds combo menu.
     
  9. Fight CU

    Fight CU Club Member Club Member

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    who coined the words: allsome, unpossible, pron?
     
  10. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    and idot ?
     
  11. El Gringo

    El Gringo Pura Vida Club Member

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    I know that one: Unleash
     
  12. LaserDeathHawk

    LaserDeathHawk Club Member Club Member

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    idot
    edit: damnit...
     
  13. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    A minute ago?? Ridiculous, I've heard that term for years.
     
  15. FChairbanks

    FChairbanks muthaka slayer Club Member

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    ****...how many times do we have to go through this...


    it's DAMMIT...not damn nit...

    grrrrrrrrr...
     
  16. 66BUFF

    66BUFF FTW Club Member

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    top ****ing shelf
     
  17. Ruckus

    Ruckus Peep my words. Club Member

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    Maybe top shelf for you, but I keep my face away from there when the red's around.
     
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  18. CUBUFF80

    CUBUFF80 No Stinkin' Title Club Member

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    It was George Allen while working an NFL game with Vin Scully. I went something like this, "Hey Vinny, that linebacker is red-dogging in the red zone!"
     
  19. fervorfactor

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    As Moses said, I will wade in the Red Sea, but I will not drink from it.
     
  20. Idot Buff

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    In Phyllis George's red zone....
     

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