The NFL on Voice Assistants

  • Alexa
  • Google Home
  • The Rookie's Guide
  • NFL in :60

The NFL in :60
Now on Alexa and Google Assistant


Make the NFL Part of Your Daily News Update

Updates in the morning, evening, and the top stories during the day.

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The Best NFL News

Get the biggest stories, breaking news and insider reports straight from the NFL Network News Desk

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NFL in :60 Team

Ari Wolfe

Ari Wolfe serves as a news anchor for NFL Network Now news updates in addition to his regular reporting duties around the league.

John Schriffen

John joined NFL Network in 2017 and serves as a breaking news anchor. Schriffen also serves as a contributor to CBS Sports' coverage of college football and basketball.

Kyle Montgomery

Anchor Kyle Montgomery joined the NFL Network family in 2013. Along with anchoring on the NFL News desk, Montgomery contributes as a host for NFL NOW.

Omar Ruiz

Omar Ruiz joined the NFL Network in 2012 and has served a variety of roles for the network including his current role as a national reporter and news desk anchor for Up to the Minute.

Patrick Claybon

Patrick Claybon joined NFL Network in October 2014 and can be seen regularly as a news anchor on the update desk.

Steve Weissman

Steve Weissman joined NFL Network in 2015 to host the network's morning show NFL HQ. He now works as a news anchor on Up to the Minute and contributor to NFL Now.

Will Selva

Will Selva is an anchor for NFL Network and fill-in host on NFL Now. Selva joined NFL Network in January 2013.

How to Set Up

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How to set up NFL in :60 with Amazon's Alexa
Step One

Open the Alexa app on your phone

Step Two

Go to Settings > Flash Briefing

Step Three

Click more Flash Briefing content

Step Four

Find NFL in :60, tap Enable & you are good to go!

Set up the Alexa Flash Briefing Skill on
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Google Assistant

How to set up NFL in :60 with Google's Assistant
Step One

Open the Google Home app on your phone

Step Two

Go to Menu > More Settings

Step Three

Under Services, tap on News

Step Four

Tap Add News Sources and find NFL in :60, check the box and you are good to go!

For more detailed setup instructions for Google Assistant visit their website.
The Rookie's Guide To The NFL
Learn about football with the NFL's official Alexa skill. Ask about rules and penalties, positions and players, news and more.

Easy Set Up on all Alexa-Enabled Devices

A Guide for Everyone,

from Newbies to Experts

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What's a fair catch?
What's the difference between a Tight End and a Wide Receiver?
Get the Game Plan
Get the news.
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Hear playoff news, schedules and scores
Listen to bios of every active NFL player
Prepare for the Super Bowl with exclusive content

What Fans Are Saying

It's a football enhancer. The answers were great! Instead of having to Google something, I'm now going be able to use my voice, so I don't have to use my phone and miss something.
Nigel, NFL Beta Tester
It's a very good idea. People have questions. It seems to be able to answer questions similar to the ones I get.
Chad, NFL Beta Tester

Set up & FAQ

Get set up on Alexa
How to enable The Rookie's Guide to the NFL:
1. On your mobile device,

● Open the Alexa app
● Tap the menu bar area
● Go to Skills and Games
● Search for "The Rookie's Guide to the NFL"
● Tap the Enable button

2. Visit the skill page on the Alexa Skills Store. Tap enable.
To access the skill after it has been enabled, say "Alexa, open NFL" or "Alexa, launch NFL."
Which regions do we support?
The Rookie's Guide to the NFL is available in all of Alexa's English locales. To use the skill, ensure your device's language is set to English (US), English (UK), English (Canada), English (Australia), or English (India). This can be configured within Device Settings in the Alexa app.
Fire TV
On Fire TV, state "Alexa, Open Rookie's Guide to the NFL" to invoke the skill, or directly ask a question by saying, "Alexa, ask NFL __."
For example,
  • "Alexa, ask NFL what does drive block mean?"
  • "Alexa, ask NFL how long is an extra point?"
  • "Alexa, ask NFL to tell me about the Ravens"
  • "Alexa, ask NFL what's the latest news?"
Stating, "Alexa, open NFL" will open the NFL connected TV experience.
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