NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers Will Step in as Guest Host of ‘Jeopardy!’ in April 2021

Published 02/23/2021, 5:11 PM EST
Oct 18, 2020; Tampa, Florida, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (right) greets Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (left) after a NFL game at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports


Popular Canadian-American quiz show ‘Jeopardy!’ has been featured on TV sets across the nation since 1984. The show made headlines earlier this year when long-time host Alex Trebek passed away in November last year.

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A series of interim hosts will moderate the program this year. Consulting producer and former contestant Ken Jennings will premiere in the November 30th taping. One of the special guests will also be Green Bay Packers quarterback and reigning NFL MVP – Aaron Rodgers.

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Aaron Rodgers to star as Jeopardy guest host from April 5th onwards

Aaron Rodgers is a self-proclaimed ‘Jeopardy!’ fan. In fact, he even called former host Alex Trebek as one of his ‘role models’ while growing up.

Rodgers famously won the ‘Celebrity Jeopardy!’ segment back in 2015. In doing so, the 3-time NFL MVP secure a bumper prize of $50,000 which was later donated to the MACC Fund.

Now, the veteran NFL quarterback is set to host 10 episodes of the show, beginning April 5th, 2021, onwards. Packers fans will definitely be excited to see their star player appear on one of the most popular shows in Northern America.

Earlier this week, ‘Divergent’ actress Shailene Woodley, confirmed her engagement to the Packers superstar. She confirmed the news on ‘The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’. 

Jan 24, 2021; Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) throws a pass against Tampa Bay Buccaneers outside linebacker Shaquil Barrett (58) during the third quarter in the NFC Championship Game at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Meanwhile, Aaron Rodgers will continue to work on his off-field preparation for the 2021 season, which is a little over 200 days away. Matt LaFleur’s boys suffered yet another disappointing loss in the NFC Championship game last month.

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The likes of Davante Adams, Allen Lazard, Aaron Jones, and other Packers players will look to come back with a vengeance when the season starts in September 2021.

Do you think the Wisconsin-based franchise can finally get back in the Super Bowl this year? Tell us in the comments section below.

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