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First Woman to Try Out for NFL (VIDEO)

By Nina Settappa

March 4, 2013 Updated Mar 4, 2013 at 9:37 AM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, NJ (www.incnow.tv) - History was made in New Jersey and a first for women.

Lauren Silberman became the first woman to ever participate in an NFL tryout. Silberman, an MIT grad and former soccer player, tried out as a place-kicker. Unfortunately a nagging quadriceps injury resurfaced causing her to cut the tryout short.

Although she couldn’t push through the pain she says she is still grateful for the opportunity.




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