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Aaron Rodgers: Jets' Quarterback or Robert F. Kennedy's Vice President?

Conspiracy theorist and Independent Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy is reportedly recruiting New York Jets' quarterback Aaron Rodgers to be his running mate in the 2024 election.

While the New York Jets wait for Aaron Rodgers to attract a talented free agent or two this offseason, he's being recruited as a different type of "teammate."

According to the New York Times, Rodgers was recently approached by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. about being his Vice President running mate for an Independent bid at President later this year. The story says Kennedy is also attempting to lure former professional wrestler and Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura onto his team.

Aaron Rodgers and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

According to the Times, "both have welcomed the overtures."

Rodgers, 40, has become chummy with Kennedy in the last couple years over their skepticism of the United States government in general and the country's response to COVID in particular.

Kennedy recently posted to his social media a photo of him climbing a mountain. The story says the two have been talking "pretty continuously" for the past month.

Rodgers went on Joe Rogan's popular podcast last month and spewed forth multiple conspiracy theories also embraced by Kennedy.

Rodgers, who has publicly supported Kennedy's Presidential bid, suggested that the two men team up in a debate against Kansas City Chiefs' tight end Travis Kelce and former NIH Dr. Anthony Fauci to discuss the merits of COVID vaccine mandates.

When he's not running for Vice President, Rodgers is rehabbing his Achilles in hopes of being ready for the Jets' season opener in early September.