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Lauren Silberman's tryout cut short

Updated: March 4, 2013, 4:19 PM ET
Associated Press

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Lauren Silberman lined up for a kick at NFL history, took a deep breath and booted the football.

It barely went anywhere, traveling 19 yards, and she grabbed at her right leg.

Still, it was good enough to make her the first woman to try out at a regional combine, even if her day lasted all of two kicks.

With the 36 other kickers -- all male -- a handful of scouts and more than two dozen media watching in complete silence at the New York Jets' practice ...

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