Red Zone

The Chiefs and NFL by beat writer Terez Paylor

Fantasy football channel is coming this fall

07/08/2014 12:38 PM

07/08/2014 12:38 PM

There’s good news for fantasy football fans everywhere: You’ll be able to skip the NFL games next season. Or stop focusing on the scroll at the bottom the screen, at the very least.

DirecTV will offer a fantasy football channel (called Fantasy Zone) as part of its NFL Sunday Ticket package, the network said in a news release. Like the Red Zone channel, the fantasy channel will broadcast on Sunday afternoon while games are being played.

Kay Adams of NBC Sports and will be the host and former Giants/Eagles/Saints/Bengals linebacker Dhani Jones will be an anaylst.

According to USA Today, there will be celebrity guest hosts, a live studio audience and an on-set kitchen where a chef offer recipes for viewers.

Join the Discussion

The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service