BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Social media went into a frenzy on Tuesday after an apparent hack of NFL’s Twitter account indicated that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell had died.
Tweets read: “We regret to inform our fans that our commissioner, Roger Goodell, has passed away. He was 57. #RIP.”READ MORE: Salvation Army, 101.9 Collect Coats, Gloves To 'Bundle Up Baltimore' Homeless
But the tweet was quickly deleted.
Additional tweets followed by the alleged hackers:
“Oi, I said Roger Goodell has died. Don’t delete that tweet.”Man Killed In Head-On Crash With Street Sweeper In Rosedale Saturday
“OK, OK, you amateur detectives win good job.”
According to ESPN’s NFL Insider Adam Schefter, Goodell is alive and working today.MORE NEWS: Three Men Killed In Separate Shootings In Baltimore Saturday