NFL.COM’S DEBUT OF ‘FANTASY GENIUS’ HIGHLIGHTS ‘FANTASY 2013’ FEATURES

‘Fantasy Genius’ is the First Collaborative Community for Shared Fantasy Football Information

 NFL.com Fantasy 2013 Offers Instant Video Highlights, Full Featured Integrated Mobile Platform, and Variety of Games

NFL Fantasy Live Returns on NFL Network and NFL.com; Daily Episodes Starting August 12

Whether young or old, novice or expert, NFL.com Fantasy 2013 (NFL.com/Fantasy) provides a fantasy game that fits your interest and knowledge.

The debut of Fantasy Genius (NFL.com/Genius), the first collaborative community for shared fantasy football information, highlights NFL.com Fantasy 2013’s features. Fantasy Genius allows every fantasy football player to have their team-specific questions answered by millions of peers and NFL.com fantasy experts to assist them in all of NFL Fantasy 2013’s games which include:

NFL.com Fantasy Football: Choose between public, custom, and prize-oriented leagues
Thursday Night Challenge Presented by Lexus: Pick the final score and players that you think will score the most fantasy points for each NFL Network Thursday Night Football game.
NFL Perfect Challenge Presented by Castrol: Pick the perfect fantasy lineup and you could win great weekly prizes or the grand prize of $1 million! It’s fast and easy to play and you have a new chance to win each week. Certain restrictions apply. See official rules (NFL.com/Perfect)
Weekly Pick’em: Compete against friends and other fans by picking the winner of each week’s NFL matchups
NFLRush Fantasy: Fantasy Football game which is designed for children

All NFL.com Fantasy 2013 Games can be found at NFL.com/Fantasy

‘Fantasy Genius’
NFL.com’s Fantasy Genius (NFL.com/Genius) is the ultimate social fantasy football community where every fantasy player can have their team-specific questions answered by millions of peers and NFL.com fantasy experts. Additionally, users are challenged to answer their peers’ questions, ultimately earning a Genius Score and the possibility to earn the title of a Fantasy Football Expert.

Fantasy Genius is available on all desktops, mobile providers and tablets for players from across the web, regardless of where your fantasy league is hosted; however, with special integration into NFL.com Fantasy Football 2013, the social community makes it easier than ever to lead your team to victory and help others along the way.

Functionality:
• Receive real-time advice
Ask key fantasy questions to help with your sit or start decisions, add or drop considerations, and trade analysis.
• Prove your fantasy football knowledge
Think you have the ability to help others win their leagues? Prove it by providing instant analysis to questions posed by the Fantasy Genius community.
• Alerts
Need other users’ advice right away or just before kickoff? Choose from daily or weekly alerts so real-time results of your fantasy questions are sent directly to your email.

Accountability:
• Fantasy Genius Rating
Your participation and answer accuracy earns you points towards your Genius Rating. It is simple: the higher your score, the more reliable your advice will be to other community members.
• Leaderboards
See how your genius rating stacks up in the NFL.com fantasy community with leaderboards and data trends.

NFL.com Fantasy Football 2013
Presented by LENOVO, Verizon, USAA, Snickers & Chrysler Dodge

The foundation of NFL.com Fantasy 2013 is NFL.com Fantasy Football 2013 (NFL.com/Fantasy) which allows users to play in public, private and prize-oriented leagues. Each NFL.com league features live scoring and the experience is enhanced with instant video highlights, matchup previews and recaps, a full integrated mobile platform and endless amount of stats and data available at your disposal. League options include:

Custom Leagues
• Over 200 customizable settings
• The Exclusive League History Import feature allows users to move their league to NFL.com and keep past league history from another site
• Advanced keeper league customization

NFL-Managed Leagues
• All public NFL-Managed Leagues are free to join and team owners can opt-in to be eligible to win great prizes, including Pro Bowl and Super Bowl trips.
• NFL-Managed Leagues feature NFL.com default scoring and league settings, including standard roster sizes, starting positions, and head-to-head scoring.

Ultimate Experience Leagues
• Ultimate Experience Leagues feature 10 owners competing in the highest level of competition in order to win exclusive NFL prizes.

The Player Comparison Tool Presented by SAP in Fantasy 2013 formulates the ultimate starting lineup
• Receive real-time analysis for key fantasy decisions including:
o Sit or Start
o Add or Drop
o Trade
• Compare players head-to-head based on advanced algorithmic metrics including:
o Performance
o Matchup
o Upside
o Consistency
o Intangibles such as home or away, field type and weather conditions

To prepare for a fantasy football draft, check out NFL.com’s Live Draft Lobby, which allows users to participate in a mock fantasy draft. Visit NFL.com/DraftNow.

NFL Fantasy Live
NFL Fantasy Live, a studio show filled with fantasy football expert insights and debate, returns for the third season on NFL Network and its fourth season on NFL.com.

On August 12, daily episodes return exclusively on NFL.com. The hour-long show streams Monday-Friday at 1:00 PM ET through August 30 except for August 22, 23 and 24. On those dates, NFL Fantasy Live will stream from New York City as part of Fantasy Draft Week at 2:00 PM ET.

In September, NFL Fantasy Live broadcasts will continue – and throughout the NFL season – on both NFL Network and NFL.com. Monday through Friday, get your fantasy analysis first at 4:00 PM ET on NFL.com and then at 5:00 PM ET and re-aired at 1:00 AM ET on NFL Network.

Each NFL Sunday from 11:30 AM ET to 1:00 PM ET on both NFL.com and NFL RedZone channel, NFL Fantasy Live provides last minute fantasy advice and predictions.
On Wednesday August 7, NFL Fantasy Live helps prepare fantasy football players for their draft with a special preview show. The special edition streams at 1:00 PM ET on NFL.com and airs at 9:00 PM ET on NFL Network.

Michael Fabiano, a 2012 inductee into the Fantasy Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame, will be a staple on NFL Fantasy Live throughout the 2013 NFL Season.

NFL Fantasy 2013 games: Void where prohibited. For complete details, including, but not limited to, registration, eligibility and entry mechanics, visit NFL.com/Fantasy.

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