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Female NFL tryout: Just 2 kicks and out

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 03/03/2013 @ 11:59 pm In Diversions,U.S. | No Comments

(USATODAY) — Lauren Silberman’s bid to make the NFL consisted of two kickoffs totaling 30 yards, an aggravation of a quadriceps injury she said she initially suffered in training last week and a whole lot of wondering whether the entire thing was a promotional sham.

Silberman, 28, a former MIT student who promoted her business in interviews with USA TODAY Sports and the NFL Network last week, didn’t exactly stand up to the 37 male kickers during her brief tryout at the New York/New Jersey regional scouting combine Sunday.

Silberman did not take practice kicks. She merely jogged toward a tee and made a faint kicking motion.


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