If there’s one factor the web is seemingly in settlement with this week, it’s that Aaron Rodgers has dazzled in his first two days visitor internet hosting “Jeopardy!”
Could the Green Bay Packers quarterback observe in Alex Trebek’s footsteps and become the full-time host when he retires from soccer? If it have been as much as him, he wouldn’t must retire to pursue his “dream job.”
Rodgers is amongst the many celebrities who’ve taken a flip internet hosting the well-liked quiz present following the loss of life of Alex Trebek in November. Others who’ve already hosted embody earlier champion Ken Jennings, journalist Katie Couric and Dr. Mehmet Oz of TV fame.
“Following in the footsteps of a legend is something I know a little about,” Rodgers said, alluding to succeeding Brett Favre as quarterback of the Packers. “And I learned the best way to honor their legacy is to put in the work and deliver at the highest level. So for the next two weeks, I hope I can make Alex proud.”
Two episodes into his two-week stint as the present’s visitor host, the critiques have been optimistic for Rodgers.
“I didn’t know I needed Aaron Rodgers as Jeopardy host until now,” skilled golfer Max Homa posted on Twitter.
“Enjoyed watching @AaronRodgers12 on #Jeopardy- like a true QB- great command of the show!” ESPN anchor Hannah Storm tweeted.
Highlights of the first two exhibits embody a contestant poking fun at Rodgers throughout a Final Jeopardy reply and the host mentioning Turd Ferguson, which comes from a “Celebrity Jeopardy!” sketch from “Saturday Night Live.”
Rodgers instructed ESPN he “watched hours and hours and hours of episodes” to organize for his guest-hosting duties.
Despite being one of the oldest quarterbacks in the NFL at 37 years previous, Rodgers received the league’s MVP award final season and doesn’t appear to be slowing down. Retirement isn’t on his radar, however internet hosting the well-liked quiz present positive is.
“I don’t think I’d need to give up football to do it,” he instructed The Ringer. “They film 46 days a year. I worked 187 this year in Green Bay. That gives me, eh — 178 days to do ‘Jeopardy!’ So I feel like I could fit 46 into that 178 and make it work. It would be a dream job for sure, and I’m not shy at all about saying I want the job.”
He backed up these feedback in an Instagram Live video on Monday with fiancé Shailene Woodley. He mentioned he has sufficient time to commit to “Jeopardy!” throughout the offseason and keep each jobs.
Rodgers should wait his flip after his two weeks are full. Anderson Cooper, Savannah Guthrie, Mayim Bialik and Sanjay Gupta will all get their crack at the hosting duties after Rodgers.