Connie Carberg blazed trail as female NFL scout
"I just said OK."
That's what Connie Carberg -- the first female scout in the NFL -- said when she was told new Jets owner Leon Hess didn't want a woman traveling on behalf of the team anymore. It was 1978, an age when game tape was reel-to-reel. When player reports were typed on paper and carefully tucked into file cabinets. No cellphones, no voicemail.
It was an era when a woman couldn't easily appeal a demotion based on gender rather than job performance, no matter ...
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