While the season is technically underway already, for most fans the true chaos of the new NFL begins today. Those looking to monitor multiple games and keep tabs on fantasy action have many apps from which to choose.
This year has the deepest selection of apps yet for smartphone and tablet owners. While the apps are free, getting the content isn’t necessarily so. Sunday Ticket requires a subscription, as does the audio pass feature in NFL ’12.
Click the requisite link to download the application from the App Store or Google Play. All iOS apps work across iPad/iPhone/iPod touch. While none of the Android apps listed are specifically optimized for tablets, most should work fine on a Nexus 7. Check on the Google Play page for each app to see if it is compatible with your device.
NFL ’12: One might as well start with the NFL’s official app. It serves as a great game-time companion; flicking through news stories, social updates, and other scores on an iPad during a game makes for a great enhancement. The NFL’12 Google Play page says developers are working on an update to optimize it for tablets. (App Store, Google Play for tablets; Google Play for phones)