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Lauren Silberman Becomes First Woman To Try Out For Kicker For NFL

10:30 AM, Mar 4, 2013   |    comments
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Lauren Silberman lines up her kick off attempt at the NFL Regional Scouting Combine on March 3, 2013 at the Atlantic Health Training Center in Floram Park, New Jersey. Silberman is the first female to try out for the NFL (Elsa/Getty Images)

(WUSA9) -- It's a first for the National Football League: a woman tried out to be a placekicker.

Lauren Silberman is a 28-year-old former club soccer player. She says she loves football and wanted to take the chance to learn more about the training process.

Silberman didn't get very far in the tryouts at the Jets' facility. 

After her second kick she injured herself and left the field early.

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