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Daughter of ex-NFL quarterback Mark Rypien to lead Seattle Mist in Lingerie Football League in Kent

Seattle Mist players huddle during a Lingerie Football League game last August at the ShoWare Center in Kent. - CHARLES CORTES, Kent Reporter
Seattle Mist players huddle during a Lingerie Football League game last August at the ShoWare Center in Kent.
— image credit: CHARLES CORTES, Kent Reporter

Angela Rypien, daughter of former NFL and Washington State University quarterback Mark Rypien, is expected to quarterback the Seattle Mist in the 2011-12 season of the women's Lingerie Football League.

Seattle plays home games Nov. 4 against the Las Vegas Sun and Jan. 6 against the Minnesota Valkyrie at the ShoWare Center in Kent, according to the league schedule announced May 5. Tickets are on sale at www.showarecenter.com.

Angela Rypien will play quarterback for the Mist, according to a LFL media release. Mark Rypien was the most valuable player of Super Bowl XXVI in 1992 as he led the Washington Redskins over the Buffalo Bills 37-24.

The Mist return to the ShoWare for their third season. All games will be broadcast live on MTV2.

The 12-team league features scantily clad women playing seven-on-seven tackle football on a 50-yard field. They play 17-minute halves. Each offense features a quarterback, center, two running backs and three receivers.

The players wear helmets with clear face shields, shoulder pads, sports bras, panties, elbow and knee pads.

Seattle also plays road games Sept. 30 at the Green Bay Chill and Dec. 16.

Ticket prices at the ShoWare are $85 for field level; $55 for lower sideline; $35 for party zone; $25 for sideline; and $10 for upper sideline.

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