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NFL community takes on the ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

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The "Ice Bucket Challenge" has become a sensation over social media to raise awareness for ALS -- more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. The NFL community was not exempt from partaking, including Commissioner Roger Goodell (as seen below). See who else braved the challenge! Click here to donate to ALS research.

Brett Favre (still sporting the salt-and-pepper beard) took on the challenge, calling upon Tim McGraw Kenny Chesney and his former backup Matt Hasselbeck to join him.

NFL Media's Rich Eisen joined in on the fun, too.

Kurt Warner nominated a number of current NFL quarterbacks -- little did he know, Colin Kapernick already took the challenge.

» Seahawks coach Pete Carroll answered the Commissioner's challenge.

» New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman was one of the first players to do it, dousing himself with cold water last Wednesday He called out quarterback Tom Brady to go next -- stay tuned as to whether he follows through.

» Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers entered the fray on Monday -- good thing it wasn't December at Lambeau Field.

» A pair of owners did their part, with New York Giants boss John Mara and the Indianapolis Colts' Jim Irsay enduring the ice. Colts coach Chuck Pagano took part, too, forever "CHUCKSTRONG."

» Pagano's trio of quarterbacks -- Andrew Luck, Matt Hasselbeck and Chandler Harnish -- didn't shy away either.

» NFL Media's Rhett Lewis took the challenge last week, even calling out colleagues Rich Eisen, Dan Hellie and Erin Coscarelli.

» NFL Media's Albert Breer also took the "Ice Bucket Challenge", followed by challenging the head coach of his beloved alma mater -- Ohio State's Urban Meyer -- and the head coach of its chief rival -- Michigan's Brady Hoke.

»Two-time Super Bowl winning linebacker James Harrison took the "Ice Bucket Challenge" to another level, submerging himself in a pool of ice water before having more dumped over his head.

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