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Brett Favre made another of his NFL Network appearances Sunday afternoon and his appearance lit up Twitter.

Specifically, the beard part of his appearance. It’s real and it’s spectacular.

“We’re going to have more from Saul from ‘Homeland,’ ” Rich Eisen joked.

Or Santa. Or Kenny Rogers. Or Michael McDonald. Or Howard Hughes.

What’s going on with the ol’ gunslinger? He says he “got lazy” after the high school football team he helps coach finished its season.