Earlier today, someone hacked the NFL's Twitter account and fired off a couple of tweets announcing Roger Goodell's death. It was quickly confirmed to be a hack and that Roger Goodell was in fact alive and busy working to keep Tom Brady from ever setting foot on a football field again. The tweets were quickly deleted and the hackers were eventually locked out of the account.
NFL's Twitter account was hacked. Roger Goodell is working away.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 7, 2016
It's a weird choice of news to break if you're going to hack the NFL's account and, obviously, everyone's first suspicion was that it's an aggrieved Patriots fan. There is a group of Twitter folks taking credit for it, and it looks like more of a publicity stunt than salty New Englanders, but maybe get a little bit more creative next time. Maybe say something about how CTE is a legitimate disease and the NFL is voluntarily ripping up it's bogus concussion settlement. Faking a death is about as imaginative as the NFL's likely password for the account, which is obviously "Fo0tbaIl!"
Update: According to the hacker the password was "olsen3culvercam88."