NFL fans across the country will be having withdrawal symptoms as they await the 2019 draft and the new season to kick off. If you are suffering from a lack of NFL, you may want to investigate what apps are available to entertain and inform you in the offseason and which will be an essential tool when the season starts again in August. We have searched through all the NFL apps available and have found what we believe are the six most crucial apps for hardened NFL fans.

NFL Official App

For any NFL fan who needs the latest news and updates, the official app from the NFL is a must have. The app has many features to give fans more content, news, and insights than ever. You can download the app to mobiles or tablets free of charge although there are in-app purchases for live games. Users can set the app to follow their favorite team and access game replays and news relating to their choices, giving the user more control over the content they receive. It’s available for download on ACMarket App: ACMarket App Store.

iPhone and Android Features:

  • All new Game Center with up-to-the-minute scoring, in-game highlights and drive charts
  • NFL Network 24/7/365 with authentication
  • Articles and video highlights featuring the latest stories and breaking news from all around the NFL
  • Access to NFL Game Pass, NFL RedZone, NFL Shop, and more

Madden NFL Overdrive Football

Madden Football has been one of the longest running NFL games, and that will continue with the latest release which is available on Android and iPhone. The game is free to download with optional in-app purchases to give users new features and gameplay modes. You can build your franchise from the ground up by choosing from over 2000 players past and present to make your all-star team. Choose your captain and develop your playing style to gain fans and experience while leading your team to the Superbowl. The game can be played against the app or with friends to see who has the best squad and tactics on the pitch. The app has no stamina requirements so you can pick up play as often or as little as you want with no adverse effects to your team’s standing. The game has over 10 million downloads to date so finding a friend to play against is easy.

DraftKings Sportsbook

For those who want some real skin in the game, there is no better app than DraftKings sports betting. The app is free to download, but you will need to add a minimum $5 to start betting on the NFL, basketball, hockey, baseball, golf and more. The app allows for in-game betting with live price updates allowing you to bet throughout live games, keeping them interesting regardless of the score. You will also get many prizes from pools games where you need to pick the winner. If you have had enough of betting on sports, or just want to fill time between halves, you can use your funds to gamble on roulette, blackjack, slots, poker and live dealer games. DraftKings has fantastic customer service and industry-leading, secure software, so you know your bets are safe and protected.


The ESPN app is not a specific NFL application, but as the number one sports broadcaster in the USA, they have more content available than most services. Depending on your level of subscription you can access live NFL, NBA, NHL, and many college sports all through your mobile device. Along with providing detailed live coverage of major sports events the app also allows users to access documentaries and exclusive shows like Koby Bryant’s Details, which has an insider’s look into the NBA from one of the superstars of the game. You can also access podcasts and listen to live ESPN radio. As with many sports apps, you can change the settings to ensure you get all the latest news as it breaks from your favorite teams and players. ESPN is the market leader in delivering sports content, and its app is an essential tool for any NFL fan.

Thuuz Sports

The Thuuz app is a free service with no in-app purchases although you do have occasional adverts. One of the unique selling points of Thuuz is every upcoming event will have a score rating between 0-100 to let you know which events are expected to be entertaining and which games have less appeal. For busy sports fans, you can set filters which will let you know when events or competitions that matter to you will be available to watch and essentially where you can watch them. You can also add friends and alert them to games which are good and let them know what is going on while the game is in progress. The apps primary purpose is to let fans know the scheduling of games along with highlights of key moments like a fourth quarter come back or a soccer hat trick.

NFL Fantasy League

Another app brought to you by the NFL itself is free for users and has some fantastic updates for the new season. Users can build their dream team and compete with friends and other fantasy football users. You can create multiple teams and compete in different leagues, so you don’t have to wait for any specific game, making your experience better than ever. You get access to the latest news on your players including injury updates and form guides to help you choose a team that can win. Players can be drafted live by the user or can rely on NFL experts to assist in picking rookie players for your organization. The app is easy to use, you can set up a league in minutes, and with all the latest news, reports and highlights you will be able to make critical personnel decisions to ensure your team is competitive throughout the season.

Get Mobile with NFL

There are many more excellent applications available for NFL fans to ensure you never miss a touchdown, field goal or turnover. As more fans start to watch and get news updates from their mobile devices the content available will only increase. All the apps above are free to download and install letting you have a look before making any in-app purchases, so try them out and find the app that suits your needs.