Earlier tonight a tweet went out from the Twitter account of the voice of the Texans, Matt Vandermeer, that Houston had traded Matt Schaub to Cleveland. As it turns out, this was a hoax.
I've been hacked. No trade. Sorry for the craziness— Marc Vandermeer (@TexansVoice) October 5, 2013
One of my GGN colleagues fell for the prank and posted an article here about this.
This is worse than the time Kent Brockman had the Channel 6 news team bring two cameras to Springfield Elementary because Bart Simpson phoned in a story about an octopus being on the roof of the school.
We're even getting burned on Twitter by a dude who declared A-Rod one of classiest athletes on the planet.
Even if its not about the jets, they will still find a way to fuck something up. #TradeHoax RT "@GangGreenNation: http://t.co/BlKSRtBD9b"— Simon Lehrer (@SimonDLehrer) October 5, 2013
I mean we're talking about A-Rod, people.
So let's use this thread to make fun of GGN. Come on, people. I'm expecting some epic stuff here. Let's make this as legendary as the Jake Long or I guess I'll go second threads.