Originally posted on Awful Announcing  |  Last updated 5/4/12
When Eli Manning hosts "Saturday Night Live" this weekend, he isn't expected to make comedy history like his brother did back in 2007. But few expected Eli to win more Super Bowl rings than Peyton, so you never know what the youngest of the Manning brothers might have up his sleeve. The problem is that you can't learn to be hysterical, and the sometimes awkward Eli has always been less marketable and less witty than his big bro. That's probably why it took a New York-based quarterback two Super Bowl championships to earn a "SNL" hosting gig, while Peyton was on the show only weeks after winning his first and only Lombardi Trophy. We bring you eight other athletes who we'd like to see on the set of "Saturday Night Live"... 1. Aaron Rodgers: He's sneaky funny, and the Sports Business Journal concluded recently that he's the most marketable player in the NFL. Rodgers says he's been asked to host but only wants to take a shot when his schedule permits him enough time to prepare for the role.

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