NFL

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Description of App

NFL Mobile is updated for 2014 and built to bring football right to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch! Breaking News, In-Game Highlights, Live Game Scores,
Custom Team News, follow your Fantasy Football Team, watch Fantasy Live and more!
Verizon customers can upgrade to Premium Features on iPhone for access to NFL RedZone on Sunday afternoons, and watch LIVE local Sunday NFL games in addition
to Thursday, Sunday and Monday nights during the preseason and regular season. Premium Features also provides access to NFL Network 24/7.

New for 2014, Verizon MORE Everything plan users have access to all live video features except RedZone without a Premium subscription.

NFL Mobile Features:
· SCORES – Receive up-to-the minute NFL game score updates from around the league
· CUSTOM TEAM ALERTS – Follow your favorite teams and get customized alerts – including injury updates, highlights, game start times, entry into the red
zone, and scoring plays
· FANTASY FOOTBALL– Follow your NFL.com fantasy team directly in the app and watch a live stream of NFL.com “Fantasy Live”
· VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS – Watch highlights during the game
· PREMIUM FEATURES – Verizon customers can upgrade to Premium Features to gain access to live streams of NFL RedZone on Sunday afternoons, LIVE local NFL
games on Sundays, in addition to Thursday, Sunday and Monday Nights, and NFL Network 24/7.
· Log in with select cable providers to view NFL Network and NFL RedZone on your iPad·

… AND MORE! – Check team standings, stats, rosters and schedules, browse the NFL.com shop, find game tickets, or read expert analysis wherever you are
Get more football with other great NFL Mobile Products including: NFL NOW, NFL Fantasy and NFL Fantasy Cheat Sheet.
Learn more about the NFL Mobile products at: nfl.com/mobile, twitter.com/nfl, and facebook.com/nfl
For Customer Support or to submit comments and questions for NFL Mobile to: NFL Mobile Main Menu → Customer Support → Feedback
Note: Data and messaging charges apply when downloading and using NFL Mobile. LIVE Video support on iPad tablets is available from selected cable or TV
providers. Due to rights restrictions, live video playback via HDMI cable is not supported. Location information is required to provide live local CBS
and FOX games and to enforce NFL Blackout restrictions of live games.

Version

11.0.0

Free or Paid

Free

Apple Watch Support

Not Known

Device(s) App Was Tested On

iPhone

Accessibility Comments

This is a mixed bag in terms of accessibility. Take note that when you first install the app you are prompted to select a favorite team. If this is a new install, the only way I found to get past this was tu turn VoiceOver off, tap someplace on the screen to select a random team and then turn VoiceOver on. You can change this preference on www.nfl.com and then sign in to your account with the iOS app.

My focus was on trying to listen to the game audio for my audiopass subscription. From what I've found you need to select the game and be quick because focus keeps moving off the games as the screen updates. If you manage to select the game, there will be a button to listen and then options to select the home or away feed. This is still very rough but slightly better from last year's verion.
This is by no means an overly usable app but if you work at it you can get some stuff done.

Also be aware that at least for me on both an iPhone and an iPad the app is crashing quite frequently when VoiceOver is running.

VoiceOver Performance

VoiceOver reads most page elements.

Button Labeling

Most buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability

There are some accessibility issues with this app, but it can still be used if you are willing to tolerate these issues and learn how to work around them.

Developer's Twitter Username

@NFLMobileCS

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Comments

Submitted by blindgator on Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Considering the NFL is an 8 Billion dollar behemoth I wonder how many billions it would take them to actually make something fully accessible for VoiceOver users. They have a long history of ignoring any feedback about VoiceOver and why I will continue to use and find any app that steals their feeds for games. Pretty pathetic on the NFL's part considering their counterpart has made huge strides in making sure their MLB at bat is mostly accessible

Submitted by Misty Dawn on Wednesday, June 10, 2015

There used to be a way to share articles, but, now, when I click on an article, I can no longer find a "share" option.

Is there no longer a "share" option for anyone, or has it just suddenly become inaccessible to VoiceOver users? Or, is it somehwere where I'm not looking?

Submitted by Misty Dawn on Thursday, September 17, 2015

Does anyone know how you can add a "favorite team" to the app with the latest update?

Submitted by Misty Dawn on Sunday, September 20, 2015

OK, so, I think I've checked all the appropriate options for getting score change notifications during games for my favorite teams. However, I don't seem to be getting them.

Is this any accessibility issue or am I doing something else wrong?