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It’s Fall Football Time!

Even if you’re not a diehard fan, there’s plenty to enjoy about football season.

For some people, fall is the best time of year. Sweater weather, lovely fall leaves, pumpkin-flavored everything … it’s all good. But fall fervor pales in comparison to football fever. From tailgating to good-natured hating on other teams, the love of the game influences everything for diehard fans.

Read on for suggestions on how to tackle this football season, whether you’re a newbie or seasoned football lover!


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Streaming Football Apps

ESPN app iconESPN
Choose NFL and College Football games to stream, so you don’t miss a thing. You can also listen to podcasts and get game highlights through the app.


livestream app iconLivestream
Live stream your kids’ football game with your iPhone for out-of-state friends and family who don’t want to miss the action! You can chat within the app, too.

Fantasy Football Apps

Let’s be honest; watching the real games pales in comparison to strategizing, graphing, drafting and gloating when you’re a rabid fantasy football fanatic. Take it to a whole new level with these popular apps.

footballguys app iconFootballguys Fantasy Football Draft Dominator 2018
Lest you think this is a wimpy draft cheat sheet, the word “Dominator” in the app title speaks for itself! Dynamic drafting, advanced and comprehensive customization options, strategy controls and more puts you at the top of your league.

yahoo app iconYahoo Fantasy Sports for Android and Apple
This app boasts the distinction of being the “Best Fantasy Sports Mobile App” by the Fantasy Sports Trade Association 5 years in a row. Features like instant updates and expert analysis make this app one of the most popular for Fantasy Football.

Prop Bets—for those who aren’t necessarily sportsball fans, but still want to enjoy the game.

Even if you don’t know anything at all about football, you can still have fun (legally) betting on things that have nothing at all to do with the outcome of the game. In the 2018 Super Bowl, bets were made on everything from wardrobe malfunctions to how many times the word “dynasty” was uttered during the broadcast.
If football really isn’t your game, but you’re resigned to sitting through yet another season … why not make things interesting? Who knows, watching so you don’t miss each and every time someone mentions Tom Brady’s age might actually get you into the game.


Two-Cheese Veggie Nachos, featuring avocado, corn, black beans and a whole lot of delicious.

Or, if you’re looking to get fired up, try bacon and cheddar sliders. Hint: toast the little buns on the grill for extra oomph in your bite.

Game Day Playlist

Get your pre-game going with heart-pumping songs! Grab a slider and a plastic cup and enjoy these tunes.

Ultimate Tailgate Party Playlist on Spotify

Top 10 Tailgate songs according to Billboard