Packers' Aaron Rodgers Wants to Play QB, Host 'Jeopardy' at the Same Time

Rob Goldberg@@TheRobGoldbergFeatured Columnist IVApril 6, 2021

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After his first episode hosting Jeopardy! aired Monday night, Green Bay Packers star Aaron Rodgers said he wants the job permanently. The catch is that he wants to film the show while still playing.

"I feel like I could do both, which would be a lot of fun and a great challenge," Rodgers told Andrew Siciliano of NFL Network.

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Will we see @AaronRodgers12 playing football AND hosting @Jeopardy FULL-TIME?! 👀 pic.twitter.com/zEFpxy5xcH

The 37-year-old clarified that he had no interest in retiring soon.

"That’s not what I want do," Rodgers said. "I want to keep playing."

The quarterback proved last year he can still get it done on the field, winning the NFL MVP award after throwing 48 touchdowns and just five interceptions. On Monday, he proved he also has a knack for game-show hosting:

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Guest host @AaronRodgers12 is honored to have shared the stage with Alex when he won #CelebrityJeopardy in 2015. pic.twitter.com/XRHQ7CetPQ

Rodgers is clearly seeking a second job as Jeopardy! searches for a the long-term replacement for Alex Trebek.


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