Aaron Rodgers is famous for his poise, and the Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback prevented a sack in his debut as a visitor host on “Jeopardy!”
Throughout Last Jeopardy on Monday’s evening’s present, two-time champion Scott Shewfelt was too far behind the chief to win with an accurate reply about daytime personalities. So, he determined to have some enjoyable, referencing a key determination late within the Packers’ loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in January’s NFC Championship Recreation.
“Who needed to kick that area aim?” Shewfelt wrote.
The reference was to Inexperienced Bay coach Matt LaFleur’s determination to kick a area aim on fourth down, with the Packers on Tampa Bay’s 8-yard-line and trailing by eight factors with simply over two minutes to play. Most observers, together with Rodgers, believed LaFleur would go for the landing and the game-tying 2-point conversion.
As an alternative, the Packers kicked a area aim however by no means received the ball again as Tampa Bay received the sport and superior to Tremendous Bowl LV.
The class for Last Jeopardy was daytime tv personalities, and the proper reply was “Who was Fred Rogers?” of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.
Shewfelt knew he couldn’t win, so blitzed Rodgers along with his off-the-wall query. Rodgers paused briefly, then chuckled, nodded his head because the viewers laughed and stated, “That may be a nice query. Needs to be appropriate, however sadly for this recreation at this time it’s incorrect.”
After the Packers’ loss in January, Rodgers made it clear that kicking the sphere aim was not his determination, NFL.com reported.
“I didn’t have a choice on that one,” Rodgers advised reporters after the game. “That wasn’t my determination. I perceive the pondering with above two minutes and having all our timeouts.”
“Anytime it doesn’t work out you all the time remorse it, proper?” LaFleur advised reporters. “It was simply the circumstances of getting three pictures and coming away with no yards, and never solely needing the landing however the 2-point (conversion).”
Whereas Rodgers stated on the time he felt “gutted,” he managed to maintain his poise and reply with aplomb.
Rodgers will proceed as visitor host of “Jeopardy!” till April 16, The Hill reported.