Top NFL Apps for Android

What's the Android app with quickest NFL updates? Take your pick

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If you're looking for the top NFL Android apps with the quickest NFL updates, there's no shortage of options. Whether you want to follow your fantasy team, check NFL news, follow player-owner negotiations, or watch a game away from your television, the Google Play Store has plenty of football apps to keep you in the game. 

These apps work with all smartphones and tablets running Android 7 (Nougat) or later no matter who made your Android device: Samsung, Google, Huawei, Xiaomi, etc.

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For the Quickest NFL Updates: NFL Mobile

NFL Mobile app on Android

What We Like

  • Live local and prime time games.

  • NFL Combine and draft coverage.

  • Frequent off-season updates, news, highlights, and stats.

  • Friendly user interface.

What We Don't Like

  • Too many ads.

  • Heavy data usage.

  • Includes paid features.

NFL Mobile gives you access to game highlights, live looks into games, stats, standings, and social media updates from your favorite team. Since the app requires a lot of data, it's best used while connected to Wi-Fi.

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Just For Fun: NFL Player Wallpaper

NFL Player Wallpaper app on Android

What We Like

  • Full HD quality wallpapers.

  • Preview images before downloading wallpaper.

What We Don't Like

  • Ad-supported.

  • Some teams are better represented than others.

Show your team pride with NFL team wallpaper on your Android device. Scroll through the list of NFL teams and players, choose your favorite, and install the free wallpaper of your choice.

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For Fantasy Football: Yahoo Fantasy Sports

Yahoo Fantasy Sports app for Android

What We Like

  • Pick up players and make trades in the app.

  • Instant scoring updates and player news.

  • Free Daily Fantasy Sports with chance to win money.

What We Don't Like

  • Extra options are distracting.

  • Restrictions on league size.

If you're a fantasy football team owner, you're probably well aware of Yahoo Fantasy Sports. The official app provides total access to your fantasy football team from your Android device. The developers must take great pride in this app as they provide consistent updates to fix any identified bugs.

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For All Sports Fans: ESPN

ESPN app for Android

What We Like

  • Covers multiple sports.

  • Custom notifications.

What We Don't Like

  • Not a dedicated football app.

  • Slow and buggy.

No sports app list would be complete without adding something from ESPN. The ESPN app is a simple yet powerful app that provides scoring updates from every professional and college sports game. With the ability to set your favorite sports and teams, you can have a single screen showing the scores and recent game results for all your favorite teams.