Old 12-09-2011, 09:18 AM
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..."stopped just shy of the first down"...he didn't look self conscious or embarrassed to me. What's wrong with saying he was stopped SHORT of the first down. For years I have lothed that Al Michaels has let this phrase loose on an unsuspecting public...

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