CBS Sports Pro Football app delivers live NFL scores,
breaking news, fantasy football updates & advice
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, Sept. 8, 2011 – CBSSports.com today announced updates to its live fantasy football video series and companion mobile apps, designed to provide fantasy football players with the news, advice and insight to win a league championship in 2011.
FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY, the ultimate pre-game preparation program for fantasy football players, returns for its fourth season and has been expanded beyond Sunday. In addition to its two live Sunday shows, FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY will now feature live shows Tuesday through Friday. Additionally, CBS Sports Network will telecast FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY on Sundays from 11 am to 1 pm ET.
FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY will premiere in 2011 on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. ET, taking viewers up to kickoff of the New Orleans/Green Bay game, providing the latest news and information to fantasy football players to help set their lineups for the start of the NFL season.
For fantasy football fanatics and NFL news-seekers, CBS Sports has launched an updated version of its Pro Football app. Available for iPad, iPhone, Android and BlackBerry devices, the CBS Sports Pro Football App gives CBSSports.com fantasy football players the ability to control their teams in real time: check scores, set lineups, add/drop players, and more.
Additionally, the app supplies information and analysis from CBSSports.com Fantasy News, including the entire team of award-winning CBSSports.com Fantasy sports writers. Fantasy players nationwide can now access a graphically rich, up-to-the minute app providing the most coveted analysis and data in the business, regardless of their fantasy sports provider.
2011 Weekly Schedule for FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY
- Tuesday: 12:00-12:30 p.m. ET Injury updates & waiver wire options
- Wednesday: 12:00-12:30 p.m. ET Injury updates & weekly rankings by position
- Thursday: 12:00-12:30 p.m. ET Injury updates, projections, & start/sit advice
- Friday: 12:00-1:00 p.m. ET Injury updates & game-by-game breakdowns
- Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. ET Last minute updates, roster advice, & inactives
- Sunday: 8:00-8:45 p.m. ET Breakdown of fantasy results from Sunday
Presented by Subway and Volkswagen, FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY is hosted by Jason Horowitz and Lauren Shehadi and features guests and experts, including a new addition for 2011: three-time All-Pro and Pro Bowler for the San Francisco 49ers, Randy Cross.
FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY includes the cast of THE NFL TODAY on CBS Sports, NFL ON CBS analysts in stadiums across the league, Cross and Fantasy Football experts from CBSSports.com including Jamey Eisenberg, Dave Richard, and Nate Zegura. Together, the FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY crew interacts with viewers, providing expert advice to guide their fantasy football team, regardless of what fantasy sports provider they use.
The home for FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY is located at CBSSports.com Fantasy News (fantasynews.cbssports.com/
The CBS Sports Pro Football App allows FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY fans to watch live streaming coverage of each and every episode directly from their iPhone or iPad.
Key Features of the CBS Sports Pro Football App:
- Up-to the-minute NFL scores and breaking news
- Real time graphical GameTracker with live play-by-play, box scores, drive charts, and team stats
- Exclusive NFL RapidReports from CBSSports.com, featuring up-to-the-minute inside reports from all 32 NFL teams
- Full control of your CBSSports.com fantasy football teams, including live score updates for your team/league, ability to set your line-up, add or drop players, and get breaking player news
- Complete access to CBSSports.com Fantasy News, including player updates, injury news, projections, and roster trends – – accessible by both CBSSports.com and non-CBSSports.com fantasy players
- Streaming video including game previews, recaps, analysis, and more
- Ability to watch live streaming coverage of CBSSports.com’s FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY on iPhone and iPad
The CBS Sports Pro Football app can now be downloaded in the App Store for iPad and iPhone. Android users can download the app by visiting the Android Market on their handset and searching for “CBS Sports Pro Football.” BlackBerry users can download the app by visiting the BlackBerry App World on their handset and searching for “CBS Sports Pro Football.”