Roger Goodell's Wife Uses Anonymous Twitter Account To Defend Him

Annette Crawford
October 13, 2017

The Wall Street Journal figured out the account belonged to Jane Goodell based on her Twitter follows, which included accounts related to her children's schools.

"It was a REALLY silly thing to do and done out of frustration - and love", Jane Skinner Goodell said Thursday afternoon in a written statement to the Journal. For example, after ESPN.com recently published an unflattering piece about the NFL, Mrs. Goodell took to Twitter and ripped ESPN for writing something that "reads like a press release from the player's union". As a former media member, I'm always bothered when the coverage doesn't provide a complete and accurate picture of a story.

It was just a few weeks ago when Kevin Durant got exposed for having a secret Twitter and Instagram account to trash-talk his haters, who have had plenty to say about him.

"I'm also a wife and a mom", she continued.


The account has been deleted, but Beaton captured a number of Skinner Goodell's responses prior to its removal. The Journal says it had no followers and no profile picture. "He is already doing this".

Mrs. Goodell admitted in a statement that she ran the Twitter handle.

Goodell's wife coming to his digital defense is nothing new in sports and media, though it is embarrassing.

Be on the lookout for customized "Jones smith" National Football League jerseys in the near future. "(D Smith sounds like D Trump with the inaccurate firebombs)", she replied to Wickersham. I have a feeling she'll be back online soon with another account, but with a better strategy for staying in the shadows.

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