A rundown of the top 5 NFL football apps around for your iPhone and iPad so you can keep a close eye on America’s real favorite pastime.
Now that the NFL season is well underway, and we have a solid four more months of glorious football to enjoy, it’s worth taking a look at the top 5 NFL football apps out there for your mobile iOS device so that you don’t miss a thing.
Even though I’ve already mentioned how you can watch NFL games on the iPhone or iPad for free (and even on Android devices and desktop PCs), it’s still important to keep up on what’s happening around the league.
From game scores to player injury updates, from Fantasy Football help to general football news and commentary there’s something for everyone.
1. NFL ’12
Who’s go t more access to whats going on in the NFL than the NFL itself? This app is a must-have for any football fan looking to keep up to date with what’s going on around the league.
iPad users get to enjoy video highlights and content from NFL Fantasy Live & NFL.com/LIVE.
- Manage your NFL.com Fantasy Football team
- Live scoring & play-by-play
- NFL.com news & tweets
- Pregame previews & analysis
- Postgame recap & highlights
ESPN ScoreCenter brings you NFL scores, news, standings, and more.
Set up push notifications for your favorite team or games you can’t watch, but want to follow and keep track of.
What’s the football season without fantasy football? The Yahoo! Fantasy Football app for the iPhone or iPad gives you real-time live scores, matchups, player news and stats, and lets you manage your fantasy football team on the go.
- Live Scoring: Follow your team during gamesâ€”in real time.
- Roster Management: Injured QB? Start your backup right from the Yahoo! Fantasy Football app.
- Matchups: Not sure who you play next week? No need to stop what you’re doing, just grab your iPhone or iPad and check.
- Breaking Player News, Videos, and Roto Arcade: Keep up with the latest updates without having to look for them.
Considered one of leading sources of NFL insider information and premium insights, Pro Football Weekly has been around since 1967.
“Now you can enjoy the same breaking news, behind-the-scenes rumors and expert analysis that NFL executives and industry giants like ESPN, Yahoo!, CBS Sports, and Fox Sports have relied upon over the years,” says the developers.
- Stats, schedules and standing
- The latest news, rumors, and insider information
- Over 1,000 videos every year
- Integrated twitter feed covering the league’s most popular players and experts
- Live scoring & up to the minute box scores coming soon
In case your Fantasy Football league is located across town at ESPN HQ, the ESPN Fantasy Football app is exactly what you’ll need to maintain control of your team and stay up to date with league news.
You can manage multiple teams and leagues, follow your matchups in real-time, add/drop/trade players, and make last-second lineup changes from wherever you are.
Other features include:
- Team Management: Start/bench players, add, drop, and claim players off waivers, propose, accept or reject trades with other managers
- FantasyCast Live Scoring and Stats: Real-time scoring and detailed information for all your matchups.
- Personalized Push Notifications for injuries, substitutions, and scoring updates.
- Fantasy News, Videos and Tweets from ESPN’s fantasy analysts.
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