Two words: Red Zone. RedZone. As in NFL RedZone on your Verizon Droid. That is all I need to hear to become ecstatically excited about the re-launch of the Verizon-exclusive NFL Mobile app in the Android Market. Yeah, I didn’t realize they pulled it down, either, after I downloaded the initial release of the app back in April. Sure, the instant buzz of having access to all of the big moments and plays from every game on any given Sunday streaming live on your Droid is killed a bit once you find out starting September 1st you will need to pay a VCast Video fee of $10 a month to access the video content on the app, but it may just be worth it for catching all the action while tailgating or roosting high in the lofty upper deck of M&T Bank Stadium watching the Ravens crush every opponent in sight.
The new version features other enhancements to the UI and an overall improved user experience, which makes it worlds better than the first version we saw. If you are a football fan in the slightest and on Verizon you would be doing a disservice to yourself not to download the app, even if you don’t feel the need to pony up the extra cash for video content.