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Aaron Rodgers beats Kevin O'Leary on Celebrity Jeopardy

Green Bay Packers quarterback and perennial NFL MVP candidate Aaron Rodgers won $50,000 US for charity on an episode of Celebrity Jeopardy that aired Tuesday, defeating former Dragons' Den star Kevin O'Leary and American astronaut Mark Kelly.

Packers QB wins $50K for charity

Former Dragons' Den star Kevin O'Leary, centre, and American astronaut Mark Kelly, right, were no match for NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers. (YouTube)

We already knew Aaron Rodgers was pretty good at football, and it turns out he's not bad at answering trivia questions. (Or is it questioning trivia answers?)

The Green Bay Packers quarterback and perennial NFL MVP candidate won $50,000 US for charity on an episode of Celebrity Jeopardy that aired Tuesday.


With a final bankroll of $8,399, ​Rodgers defeated former Dragons' Den star Kevin O'Leary ($0) and American astronaut Mark Kelly ($4,300).

Rodgers won the money for Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer despite missing the Final Jeopardy clue asking the contestants to identify two early 20th century men on motorcycles in a photograph (Harley and Davidson). Rodgers at least drew some laughs by writing down "Ernst & Young."

The QB also brightened the rehearsal by making a funny reference to a classic Saturday Night Live sketch.

With files from The Associated Press

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