The NFL season is back, and we diehard fans are happy. In fact, all seems to be right with the world when the NFL returns. If you love the NFL then check out our list of the best NFL apps for the iPhone and iPad. These apps will keep you up to date on the latest news, transactions, scores, rumors, schedules and more.
The best NFL apps for the iPhone and iPad
7 May 2020, by Matt Tennison
The official app of the NFL is a must for all football fans. With exciting videos and highlights, replays of every game with NFL Game Pass (subscription required), and free live local and primetime games, you’ll never miss a play. Even when you’re on the go, the NFL app has you covered!
- NFL Network 24/7 with authentication.
- Up-to-the-minute scoring, in-game highlights and drive charts.
- Free live local and primetime games.
- Articles and video highlights featuring the latest stories and breaking news from all around the NFL.
The Spin Zone app is one of the best free apps for Pro Football fans who want to enjoy having all the relevant information at the tips of their fingers. This app comes with a news feed that you can personalize to ensure you are only seeing the items that are relevant to your interests. Receive push notifications for these relevant topics so you're the first to know of new developments. The user interface is designed in a way that lets the user explore the various features of the app intuitively. if your friends happen to not be very keen on football, you can share your enthusiasm with the community of users from within the app.
- Free NFL app
- Intuitive and clean UI
- Customizable news feed
- Instant notifications
- In-app community
NFL fans can shop for officially licensed NFL merchandise directly via this app. It contains a varied and vast assortment of items from brands including Nike, New Era, and Pro Line by Fanatics. Users can choose to personalize the app to only show merchandise from the teams they love. This app doesn't take users to a third party website. On the contrary, various payment options can be availed and used including Apple Pay, PayPal, and more.
- Official NFL merchandise shop from various brands
- Exclusive gear from Pro Line by Fanatics
- Customizable to your favorite teams
- Built-in payment gateway
- Various payment options
Straight from Vegas and offshore, this app brings you the real-time odds from the top 40 sports books to your fingertips. Live scores and odds are available not just for NFL but also for CFL, division 1 NCAA football, and many other sports. Get the best line by consulting a variety of books which include up to the minute odds which will provide you with a far more rounded and comprehensive approach than what you'd get at a land-based casino. Live score alerts are provided, as well as the ability to modify lists of tracked games such that you can view their scores and odds in one screen.
- Lines from sportsbooks like Pinnacle, Legends, and more
- 40+ Vegas and offshore sports books
- Complete line move history
- Ability to modify lists of tracked games
- Live score alerts
This app features a live scoreboard for all NFL and NCAA games and a consolidated news feed which ensures you don't see the same news item twice. Users will see the news story and then all the sources which covered that story can be viewed. Users have the ability to subscribe to push notifications for selected teams as well as topics so they are alerted each time something new is posted on the topic. The app features YouTube integration which brings the videos of the top plays of that day. Stories that users find appealing can also be saved for reading later on. There is also an in-app community of NFL fans.
- Consolidated news feed
- In-app community
- Saved items for later reading
- Push notifications
- YouTube integration
Developed especially for children, this NFL app brings fun games that children can play to get interested and excited about football. The app comes with fun games in which chlidren can pick out fully customized avatars to represent them. The games contain a series of football challenges such as passing, running, and kicking a football. These mini-games award you with digital gear for your avatar. Furthermore, the app also shows cool NFL highlights and recaps. Let's face it, this is awesome for kids and adults alike!
- Teach your children about football
- Contains mini-games
- Fully customizable avatar
- Digital gear for your avatar
- Watch highlights and recaps
This app is especially designed for sports fans who want the latest news which major news outlets fail to release in a timely fashion. Not only can you get custom news feeds with inside rumours, but you will also be able to find news on players, teams, and more. This app allows you to filter your news feed based on your preferences for which teams you'd like to follow. All breaking news items have a comment section where you can discuss the piece with the in-app community. There is also social media integration which will allow you to post news stories as soon as they become available.
- News feeds for players, teams, and more
- Filter news feed based on your preferences
- Ability to discuss breaking news
- Social media integration
- Push notification features
All major sporting events are a pain to buy ticekts for. The PrimeSport app allows users to get tickets immediately right at their fingertips. Often, tickets can be found even for games that are shown as sold out on other websites. The app features an interactive seating chart that helps you get the best seats in your price range. You can also follow your favorite sports teams, so as soon as tickets become available for their games, you will receive a push notification and be able to buy tickets before they become scarce. Tickets can be brought straight from the app, and they don't lead you to a third party website.
- Purchase and sell football tickets
- Interactive seating charts
- Follow your favorite teams
- Receive notifications when tickets become available
- Multiple payment methods