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Ticket photo of the week: Michelle Obama takes to the gridiron

September 11, 2010 |  7:00 am

First Lady Michelle Obama tries a fitness exercise as part of an NFL Lets Move clinic in New Orleans 9/8/10

OK, now what?

First Lady Michelle Obama tries out for the National Football League.

Of course, not. She's gamely trying out a drill in a fitness clinic run with the NFL as part of her national anti-obesity campaign to promote physical activities among American youths.

At the end of the session, Obama was put on the waiver wire and returned home to Washington while her agent contacted other teams before most season openers Sunday.

-- Andrew Malcolm

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