Enterprise Mobility: 12 iPhone Apps to Help You Win Your Fantasy Football League This Year
12 iPhone Apps to Help You Win Your Fantasy Football League This Year
by Nicholas Kolakowski
Name: ESPN Fantasy Football 2009 Draft Kit
FreeA comprehensive fantasy-football app that contains 2009 rankings and projections for more than 500 players, who can be sorted by name, rank, team/bye week and their projected points. Player Cards feature not only images and projections, but also ESPN analysis. Users can save up to five draft lists, and e-mail them from the app.
Name: CBS Sports Mobile
FreeIn addition to providing news on pro and college sports, this mobile app lets you control CBSSports.com fantasy teams, including set lineups and add or drop players. Fantasy football will be added close to the start of the season; for the moment, the app features fantasy baseball.
Name: Fantasy Football Cheatsheet -09
$1.99This app by 290 Design includes several features designed to help a user enhance their lineup, including continually updated player and injury news, team depth charts, 2009 projected stats, and the ability to edit player rankings by position or overall. Users can also download daily Average Draft Pick (ADP) and Average Auction Value (AAV) data from MyFantasyLeague.com.
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Name: iDraft Fantasy Football Cheatsheet -09Price: $0.99Features of this app include composite rankings for nearly 700 players, and a Love/Hate option that lets the user choose players they dont want on their roster. Inline Web links to injury and depth chart information, league rankings down to individual statistics, and a player search function are also available.
Name: Studs & Duds Fantasy Football Draft Kit -09
$0.99This fantasy cheat sheet app includes the ability to save settings and results from multiple drafts, customized wish list rankings, preset rankings, and special designations ("Stud," "Dud," "Sleeper" and "Value") meant to indicate which players could carry a team or drag it down to the bottom.
Name: Fantasy Football Live
$2.99This app pulls together a users fantasy-football scores from across various leagues, sparing them from having to click between multiple sites in order to gauge overall status. The app supports ESPN, CBS/NFL, Yahoo, MyFantasyLeague and FanStar, with others that should be installed before the season starts. Users can also use the app to view live NFL scores and top performers of the week.
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Name: Draft Time - 2009 Fantasy Football Cheat SheetPrice: $1.99Features include the ability to customize default settings and hide or unhide players who have already been drafted, Sleepers/Favorites tabs, and the ability to set player status as "Free Agent," "Drafted" or "My Team." In addition to 2008 season statistics, other data includes bye weeks, injuries and depth charts.
Name: Fantasy Football Draft Guide -09
$0.99This app includes projections for more than 600 players (everyone from quarterbacks to tight ends and kickers), and statistics running from 2006-08. Users can run up to 10 different drafts at once, view all drafted players (and sort by position), and select 27 scoring categories that correspond to their particular league.
Name: MyFantasyTeams - Professional Edition
$3.99An app that lets the user manage their Yahoo FantasySports teams on either the iPhone or iPod Touch, and includes not only access to NFL Football but also MLB Baseball, NHL Hockey and NBA Basketball pools. Users can manage their roster, view team performance, and track head-to-head matchups and season schedules.
Name: Fanball.com Fantasy Draft & Player News
$1.99Features of this app include a "Top 250" cheat sheet, more cheat sheets broken down by position, player projections, NFL news and average draft position data.
FreeThe primary function of this app is to provide sports scores and news, but it can also allow users to keep up on their fantasy teams through creating custom groups.
Name: iDraft Free
FreeThis stripped-down app nonetheless includes some helpful player and team information, and includes final NFL draft data.