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Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., right, arrives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009, for the swearing-in of President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

As others see it: Thanks, Sen. Kennedy

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The name Edward "Ted" Kennedy might have meant something completely different.

As news shows announced the Democratic senator's death Wednesday, CNN's sports commentator Rafer Weigel reported that when he was attending Harvard, Kennedy was told by the head of the Green Bay Packers that he might have a future in pro football.


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