NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is not dead.
The National Football League's Twitter account was hacked Tuesday and a message posted around 12:30 pm. ET said Goodell has died.
"We regret to inform our fans that our commissioner, Roger Goodell, has passed away. He was 57. #RIP," the tweet read.
The NFL Commissioner's Office confirmed to NBC the account was hacked.
Additional messages were posted after the first false tweet.
"Oi, I said Roger Goodell has died. Don't delete that tweet," one message read, followed by, "OK, OK, you amateur detectives win. Good job."
NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed the hack in a tweet, adding Goodell "is alive and well."