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The NFL's Twitter Account Was Hacked To Say That Commissioner Roger Goodell Had Died

Actually, he's still alive.

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The tweets were quickly deleted, and an NFL spokesperson confirmed that Goodell is alive, the NFL's account had been compromised, and that the league is "looking into it."

So to recap: The NFL Commissioner is not dead, the NFL needs to change their Twitter password, and never believe anything you see online.

Goodell sent a tweet Tuesday from his personal Twitter account laughing the whole thing off. #harsh

Man, you leave the office for 1 day of golf w/ @JimKelly1212 & your own network kills you off. #harsh

Lindsey Adler is a sports reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

Contact Lindsey Adler at lindsey.adler@buzzfeed.com.

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