The worldwide leader was trolled into reporting a fake contract deal between Olivier Vernon and the Jacksonville Jaguars. ESPN mentioned the contract on air and even sent out a push notification of the reported deal.
Here's the original tweet, from parody account Uncle Chaps.
#Dolphins DE Oliver Vernon headed north to Jacksonville for 4yrs 75.5 mil.— chaps (@UncleChaps) March 9, 2016
ESPN got fooled big time on this one. While Uncle Chaps' account looked like Jay Glazer's at the time, it didn't have the little blue check mark. Someone at ESPN forgot to check for that apparently.Back to the NFL Newsfeed