FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – Katie Hnida wonders if Lauren Silberman and the NFL have done damage to the dreams of female athletes. Silberman was one of 38 kickers to take part in the league's New York/New Jersey regional scouting combine at the New

Critics question Lauren Silberman's appearance at an NFL event to try to earn spot on a roster. 03:02 | 03/06/2013. Related Links: Watch: Lauren Silberman Is First Woman to Try Out for NFL · Watch: Lauren Silberman Becomes First Female to Try Out for

RUSH: It's not about whether you can or can't. It's how much you want to, and how famous you can be for trying, and how much credit you can get for trying. Whether you can do it or not doesn't matter. And we applaud her.

Critics question Lauren Silberman's appearance at an NFL event to try to earn spot on a roster. 03:02 | 03/06/2013. Related Links: Watch: Lauren Silberman Is First Woman to Try Out for NFL · Watch: Lauren Silberman Becomes First Female to Try Out for

Lauren Silberman '10 was interviewed by NFL.com. Click for video. MIT alumni are known for a “do-anything” mindset but Lauren Silberman SM '10 may have set the loftiest goal yet. Despite not playing on the football team at