Aaron Rodgers recently re-told a story about his own experience seeing an unidentified flying object years ago. The New York Jets quarterback has often cited this claim as a reason why he has become a part of the growing community that believes in alien life.
Rodgers said just prior to the 2005 NFL Draft, he was at a former teammate’s house in New Jersey – ironically, his place of residence now. Rodgers said he was trying to sleep as he had a 5 a.m. wake-up call, but then, he was spooked by an “alarm in the distance going off.”
“It just didn’t seem like normal, and I heard some rustling downstairs,” Rodgers said during the 2023 season finale of “Hard Knocks.”
“So I got up, walked downstairs… It’s a beautiful night, and (we) walked outside, and up in the clouds, we heard this sound, and we saw this tremendously large object moving through the sky. And it was like a scene out of ‘Independence Day’ when the ships are coming into the atmosphere, and they’re creating this, like, kind of explosion-type fire in the sky.
“We saw this incredibly large object and froze, as anybody would, because, you know, what the hell is going on? Eventually, it went out of sight, and nobody said a word. We just stood frozen.”
“That got me into researching more about UFOs,” he concluded.
Aaron Rodgers has shared this story for years, and to his credit, his account seems to have been essentially the same during in his many retellings. And while some people may still be skeptical, a recent U.S. intelligence report reveals that about 60% of Americans believe that aliens are real.
One thing we know is real is that Rodgers and his own group of green men will kick off their 2023 season this week when the Jets host the Bills on Monday Night Football. Some critics have galactic expectations for this team, perhaps even winning the Super Bowl.
Meanwhile, several other pundits think those predictions might be a little bit, well… out of this world.
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