The NFL launches its first standalone voice app with ‘A Rookie’s Guide to the NFL’ for Alexa

The rollout to the U.S. was delayed but the app has now gone live. Image credit: NFL via; post updated after publication to indicate when the U.S. skill launched. Earlier this year, the organization tested the waters with the launch of a flash briefing called “NFL in :60,” but today the company is debuting its first standalone voice-enabled app. The NFL is giving voice assistants a go. The audio program is hosted by former New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora and other NFL talent.