WFAN’s afternoon crew may have had the same reaction as just about every other person learning about Tuesday’s report that Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers was on the short list of vice presidential candidates for independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. 

“There’s no way this is true,” Tiki Barber quipped as Shaun Morash read the New York Times report that broke in the afternoon. 

That quickly sent Evan Roberts into a tailspin as he tried to understand how Rodgers could quarterback the Jets while simultaneously running for public office. 

A campaign rep for Kennedy confirmed to The Post that he “did share with the New York Times that he’s considering Aaron Rodgers and Jesse Ventura as running mates.” 

“We could be living in a world where Aaron Rodgers can’t play in the AFC title game because he’s being sworn in by Kamala Harris to replace her!” Roberts said. “Like, I don’t know man, I kind of have to have my quarterback available. Just being honest.” 

The Jets have not publicly commented on the report, nor has Rodgers. 

The potential implications of Rodgers even considering taking Kennedy up on his offer left a certain feeling in Morash’s gut about the whole thing. 

“This is the most Jets story of all time,” Morash said. “If he’s ‘welcoming overtures,’ even if it’s at five percent, he’s not all-in on quarterbacking the Jets.”

The news was met with a variety of reactions online, including from former Jet Damien Woody who appeared to be critical of what was happening. 

“Man we are an unserious country,” he posted on X along with a hand-smacking face emoji. 

NFL Network’s “free agent frenzy” crew of Andrew Siciliano, Ian Rapoport, Mike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero reacted with laughter as the story broke. 

“The good news, the election is on a Tuesday, that’s normally players’ day off,” Pelissero joked. “So he’d be available to watch the results roll in.”

Siciliano chimed in later, “As long as he’s not Surgeon General.”

Rodgers shares similar political beliefs as the presidential candidate, especially about vaccines and public health policies. 

Kennedy had posted an image of the two hiking together last month and Rodgers spoke highly of Kennedy during an appearance on the “Joe Rogan Experience” recently.

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