Just in case you’ve been living under a rock, Aaron Rodgers is taking over as the host of Jeopardy! for the next few weeks. Things got real spicy for the Packers QB on his very first show.
As we all know, the Packers season ended on controversy n the NFC Championship after Matt LaFleur decided to kick a field goal on a fourth down instead of going for a game-tying touchdown. The team would never touch the ball again as the Bucs advanced to the Super Bowl.
One Jeopardy contestant couldn’t help but to bring it up:
“Who wanted to kick that field goal?” the contestant wrote.
Rodgers responded, “That is a great question. Should be correct, but unfortunately for this game today it’s incorrect.”
Rodgers had already alluded to this episode already.
“Just wait until you see the first show and what the returning champion wrote, and then think about me standing at the podium watching — and this will make sense when you see what he wrote — and I’m watching him write this down,” Rodgers said. “For about 25 seconds, I’m watching him write this, and he thinks about the answer and says ‘F— it,’ basically, ‘I’m going to write this answer,’ which, probably one of the viral moments of my two weeks will be his response, which is taking a shot at something that happened to us late in the season.”
After the game, Rodgers said it wasn’t his decision to kick the field goal: