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June 07, 2016

Official NFL Twitter account hacked: Tweet says Roger Goodell dead

Tom Brady’s suspension might last the full season after this one. 

The NFL’s official Twitter account, which has 19.2 million followers, outscooped the likes of Adam Schefter and Ian Rapoport by dropping an absolute bombshell Tuesday afternoon:

And then after the tweet was deleted, the NFL doubled down on its claim with a British accent:

As has been reported by pretty much everyone, Roger Goodell is actually alive and well and the account was hacked. While Deflategate rages on, the league now also has to deal with the tall task of figuring out a more secure password.

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