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Aaron Rodgers on ex-Packer Greg Jennings: 'Who?'

Comedian Aaron Rodgers, who takes on the part-time job of Green Bay Packers quarterback every fall, pulled out a zinger at the expense of a former teammate Thursday night at the second annual Wisconsin Sports Awards.

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After accepting the Inspirational Player of the Year award on behalf of teammate James Jones, Rogers was asked about former Packers wide receiver Greg Jenningsmoving to the Minnesota Vikings.

When the crowed replied -- just as you or I would have -- with an "ohhhhh!" Rodgers responded with, "must be some Vikings fans in here," which, of course, elicited a chorus of boos.

The soon-to-be highest paid NFL quarterback's sense of humor is fantastic. There is a slice of truth to every joke, and in this case, Rodgers silently is saying he has moved on with his current bevy of receivers.

Jennings will have his first on-field chance to reply in Week 8, when his old buddy travels to Mall of America Field.

A couple other Rodgers notes from the ceremony to pass along:

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» He pulled out his Zoolander impersonation, claiming Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun's Professional Athlete of the Year award for his own (Rodgers won the award last year).

» After accepting an award on behalf of Packers coach Mike McCarthy, Rodgers remarked: "Mike said he couldn't make it because he had a very important league bowling match."

» He thanked wide receiver Jordy Nelson "for picking up that challenge flag..."

Follow Kevin Patra on Twitter @kpatra.

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