Appy Hour: 5 Fantasy Football Apps You Need To Know

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year...football season. The only positive to the end of summer, it’s time to get serious about your tailgate game, and more importantly, your fantasy lineup. Because let’s face it, having a solid fantasy team can make or break your fall season. And since the team here at Localytics takes fantasy football very seriously (after all, it’s football and apps) we’ve done our research to find the apps you need to get you the Shiva this year.

1. ESPN

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ESPN’s Fantasy Football app is undoubtedly one of the most popular one’s out there, and with good reason. Not only does it allow you to bring your fantasy teams to life, but you’re able to do so with advice from top ESPN experts. Create your team, hold a draft, and learn on the support of ESPN analysts to steer you in the right direction. Plus, get real-time push updates about players on your roster so you’re never blindsided on gameday.

 

2. Playerline

 

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Playerline gives you aggregated news updates on your players across the most trusted resources, meaning you’ll know what’s happening first. Their app makes it easy to follow every one of your players and gain access to not only the latest news about them, but also up-to-date stats and predictions.

 

3. Rotowire Fantasy Football Draftkit 2016

 

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Rotowire’s app is a must for the serious fantasy player, and well worth the $5 to dominate draft day. The app acts like a cheat sheet that integrates with your league’s settings to provide you with a customized view of rankings. Plus, you can run mock drafts and tap into a plethora of great news, insights, and analysis on individual players and teams.

 

4. DraftKings

 

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Looking for a non committal way to enjoy fantasy football where you have the opportunity to make some serious cash? DraftKings allows you to sign up for different contests happening across their app. The best part is, you don’t have to commit to every week. Instead you have the freedom to play whenever you want, and whichever type of game you’d like. Apart from special promotions, you do have to ‘pay to play’ but putting up hard cash is what makes fantasy football so great.

 

5. Footballguys Fantasy Football Draft Dominator 2016


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A worthy alternative to Rotowire, Footballguys Draft Dominator with ensure your draft day goes off without a hitch. Also able to integrate with your league’s settings, Draft Dominator boasts ‘dynamic drafting’ in which rankings adjust based on your team’s individual needs. In addition, it allows you to source out ‘complimentary players’ for easy matchups.


What are you using to dominate fantasy football this year? Apps and pregame rituals welcome.   

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