Originally posted on Awful Announcing  |  Last updated 2/1/12

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 10: Quarterback Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers drops back to pass during the 2010 NFC wild-card playoff game against the Arizona Cardinals at the Universtity of Phoenix Stadium on January 10, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Packers 51-45 in overtime. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
NBC plans on adding Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Steelers receiver Hines Ward, and former Giants receiver David Tyree to their pregame coverage of the Super Bowl on Sunday. Here's the NBC Sports tweets containing the news... The pair on the pregame would apparently be an audition of sorts for the two active players according to USA Today, but I'm not sure why Rodgers would really need to audition for anything, considering he's entering the prime of his career as one of the best quarterbacks in the league. Why would he be thinking about becoming an analyst? Rodgers is being known off the field for his State Farm commercials, which are everywhere at the moment and making football fans across the country possibly regret hearing the phrase "discount double check" ever again. But for Ward, the move makes a lot more sense. He's nearing the end of his career, and has reportedly shown a lot of interest in transitioning to a studio role once his career comes to a close. He has ma...

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