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Brett Favre pronounces ice bucket challenge ‘a little chilly’

In this photograph released by the Mississippi High School Activities Association, Oak Grove offensive coordinator Brett Favre embraces wide receiver Jordan Duncan after the Warriors defeated Tupelo to win the MHSAA Class 6A State Football Championship last December. (Mississippi High School Activities Association, Keith Warren via Associated Press)

Brett Favre took the ice bucket challenge over the weekend and it was pretty terrific.

For one thing, the water actually looked icy (even with the insulation provided by his beard) and his response seemed genuine, along with the most Favre-like proclamation ever: “A little chilly.”

He promptly passed the challenge along to the odd trio of “Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney and Matt Hasselbeck.”


From LeBron James to Justin Timberlake to Oprah Winfrey, watch 17 celebrities dump icy water over their heads to raise awareness and money for the ALS Association. (Jhaan Elker/The Washington Post)



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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.



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