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Jeopardy Contestants Bomb NFL ‘Hall Of Famer’ Questions In Historic Gut-Busting Fashion

Those watching Jeopardy this week may have noticed quite the awkward response from contestants when given an NFL category.

The category was simple. The answers? Not so much.

Some diehard football fans on Jeopardy! tonight pic.twitter.com/xY9PGickz2

— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) September 25, 2017

I can understand not knowing an NFL star from the 70s. But the Colorado Rockies? A Major League Baseball franchise?

Cue the reactions…

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— John (@JohnLakeshow) September 25, 2017

Alex Trebek’s face when a Jeopardy contestant answered ‘Who are the Colorado Rockies’ to the question of NFL Teams: Marcus Allen pic.twitter.com/a1m6rM5kV8

— Matt Prehm (@Prehmmr247) September 25, 2017

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— Murph (@TMurph207) September 26, 2017

She said the Rockies pic.twitter.com/7ByKDC8cIp

— Trey (@t_Cray10) September 25, 2017

However, there is a silver lining. Of course the Colorado Rockies actually appear to have an employee named Marcus Allen.

.@Jeopardy Can we at least give Anupama partial credit?

(cc @MarcusAllenHOF) pic.twitter.com/YYEM6vdpMu

— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) September 26, 2017

Epic all around.


Josh Helmuth is the editor of Crave Sports.