Aaron Rodgers is completely nailing it as Jeopardy! visitor host (sure, even with the FG zinger)


He might just have a future in this.

He would possibly simply have a future on this.
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Aaron Rodgers lately stated that internet hosting Jeopardy! full-time can be a “dream job,” and it’s one which now appears inside attain.

Final evening, the longtime fan of the present bought his probability to visitor host. He was poised, charismatic, and didn’t take himself too severely. There have been no hiccups, no stumbles, the present had the tempo of every other Jeopardy! program. Plus, like every good host, Rodgers had a presence however didn’t take an excessive amount of oxygen out of the room. So has the QB discovered a retirement plan a couple of years earlier than he hangs up his cleats? Possibly.

In a current interview with Pat McAfee, Rodgers stated that he “would like to be the [full-time] host of Jeopardy!” sometime. Primarily based on final evening’s efficiency, there’s definitely a risk he may land the dream job.

As a child, Rodgers used to look at Jeopardy! along with his grandparents. “I’d sit there on the ground and do not know what was occurring,” he admits now, “however I simply bear in mind the voice of Alex [Trebek] — it was one of many voices of my youth, with him and John Madden and Al Michaels and a few of these individuals who narrated my childhood.” Now, the present takes up most of his DVR area in Wisconsin. He even received a 2015 movie star contest.

The spotlight of final evening’s sport, although, occurred in Remaining Jeopardy. The class? Daytime TV personalities. The solutions? Principally incorrect. However that didn’t cease one contestant from poking enjoyable on the Inexperienced Bay sign caller… and head coach Matt LaFleur.

Right here’s the quick clip.

Sadly, “who wished to kick that area aim?” was not appropriate. The reply: “Who’s Mr. Rogers?” Just like the neighborhood Mr. Rogers, not low cost double-check Mr. Rodgers, with a silent “d.”

You possibly can watch the total section right here.

“You’ll at all times be all time in my e book, my good friend,” Rodgers advised Scott within the postgame chat. “My first present and that’s what you stated on the finish. Thanks.”

A minimum of somebody’s making the correct requires the QB.

Rodgers will host the present for the following two weeks. However I’m unsure we’ll see a greater second in his tenure than that one.


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