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Guest Post: The Best Fantasy Football Cell Phone Apps of 2012

Pearlie Davis is a staff writer for GoingCellular, a popular site that provides cell phone news, commentary, reviews.

The Best Fantasy Football Cell Phone Apps of 2012

4 fanatic-worthy apps that take action with you—wherever you go!

My husband woke up from a fantastic dream this morning—body covered in sweat big, eyes wide with anticipation, panting, his hands clammy and his racing pulse. He bounced out of that bed with every ounce of energy. It was like seeing a kid wake up on Christmas morning. But it’s August—and it’s Fantasy Football season once again!

If you’re glued to the television, radio, internet, and smart phone come Fantasy Football draft season like my husband is—do yourself a favor and get some cell phone apps to keep you updated on all of the first round picks, trash talk, and drama when you’re on the go. There’s zero need to stick to the television anymore with the following fanatic-worthy apps for the iPhone, Android, and Droid-enabled tablets and phones like our T-Mobile 4G phones.

My husband trusts the following Fantasy Football-dedicated apps for complete up-to-date news and management of his Fantasy Football teams.

1. Draft Machine 2012 – Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet ($0.99 – for iPhone)

The Draft Machine 2012 – Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet is a fully-functioning Fantasy Football draft order generator. This particular app is based on something called Value Based Drafting—which means it orders determined on the previous year’s results as well as the most recent year’s player ratings. My hubby digs this tool to help him with his picks because it takes the following into consideration:

  • The number      of people playing in your league
  • The number      of starting positions for each position
  • The number      of available starting positions in the NFL
  • Standard      league settings—including all positions (i.e., QB, WR, RB, TE, K, DEF, and      all individual defensive positions) and scoring options (i.e., from ESPN,      NFL, etc)

Taking all the details into consideration (i.e., injuries and team changes from the previous year), this app will generate a list of valuable players for your picks based upon your specific league settings. Continue reading

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