Yahoo! Fantasy Football Has a New Draft App and Mobile Access

Posted by at 11:57 am on August 7, 2008

Today Yahoo announced that their fantasy football lineup has been revamped for the ’08 season, with several new additions, including:

  • Keeper features that allow fans to retain the best players and rising stars from last season
  • Custom team logos, meaning fans can use avatars, uploaded images or their own designs to represent their teams
  • New user friendly draft application that includes easy to use drag and drop queue and audio alerts
  • Custom draft features, that provide advance users more ways to personalize their live online drafs

The new mobile version of Fantasy Football this year. Once fans set up their teams online with Yahoo! Sports, they can manage the team from their mobile device via from their phone’s web browser. The mobile features allow fans the ability to make roster updates, get the latest news and analysis, check injury reports, and real-time game-day updates with a StatTracker subscription.

Yahoo! Sports has offered fantasy football for 11 seasons, and fans can register for this year’s game through October 17, 2008.

Fantasy football users can also get all the advice they need right before kick off from Yahoo! Sports Fantasy Football Live, the original pre-game fantasy football webshow entering its third season. During the hour long video program Yahoo! Sports NFL and fantasy experts, such as NFL Columnist Mike Silver and Fantasy Guru Brandon Funston, give fans information, advice and answers via phone, email and instant messenger. Fantasy Football Live can be seen each Sunday of the NFL season at 12 pm ET.

Yahoo also announced Cleveland Browns’ wide receiver Braylon Edwards as Yahoo! Sports Fantasy Football ’08 cover athlete.

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