Aaron Rogers lately referred to Kansas Metropolis Chiefs star tight finish Travis Kelce as “Mr. Pfizer” as a result of Kelce has partnered with the pharmaceutical firm and appeared in commercials selling COVID-19 and flu vaccines.
Rodgers, traded to the New York Jets in the course of the offseason, has been vocal about his opposition to COVID-19 vaccines.
Forward of the Chiefs’ Week 5 matchup towards the Vikings, Kelce was requested about Rodgers’ feedback.
“I believed it was fairly good,” Kelce stated with fun.
On Tuesday, Rodgers clarified that he was having conversations in regards to the vaccine.
“Mr. Pfizer stated he did not suppose he can be in a vax struggle with me. … This ain’t a vax struggle, homey. That is simply dialog,” Rodgers stated Tuesday throughout an look on “The Pat McAfee Present.”
Rodgers then steered he can be keen to partake in some form of “John Wick 4“-style debate.
“However if you wish to have some form of duel, debate … come on the present, let’s have a dialog. Let’s do it like in ‘John Wick 4’ so we each have a second … someone to assist us out. I am gonna take my man [Robert F. Kennedy] Jr., and he can have [Dr. Anthony] Fauci or another pharmacrat, and we are able to have a dialog about this,” Rodgers stated.
“That’d be massive rankings.”
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., responded to a social media submit that includes a clip of Rodgers’ interview with McAfee.
“I can consider somebody who would additionally be a part of this debate towards Fauci, @AaronRodgers12.” Sen. Paul wrote on X, previously Twitter.
Kelce shared the reasoning behind his determination to get a vaccine when requested about his partnership with the pharmaceutical big.
“As soon as I bought the vaccine — I bought it due to preserving myself secure, preserving my household secure, the individuals on this constructing. So, yeah, I stand by it one thousand %. Totally snug with him calling me Mr. Pfizer,” Kelce stated.