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NFL Twitter Hacked, Announces Roger Goodell's Death [Update]

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Some gremlin got access to the NFL’s Twitter account today and announced the death of commissioner Roger Goodell. NFL PR flack Brian McCarthy quickly corrected the record:

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After the first tweet was deleted, the hacker kept tweeting:

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Illustration for article titled NFL Twitter Hacked, Announces Roger Goodells Death [Update]

The other two tweets were also deleted. The NFL appears to have regained control of its account. The fake cause of Goodell’s imaginary death is unknown.

Update (1:24 p.m.): This appears to be the person who hacked the NFL’s account, along with the account’s password.

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The person’s account has been suspended:

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