SAP Unveils Online Dashboard to Provide Fans With Analytic Insights for Fantasy Football Player of the Year

   SAP Unveils Online Dashboard to Provide Fans With Analytic Insights for
        Fantasy Football Player of the Year

Winner to Be Announced During "2nd Annual NFL Honors" Awards Ceremony
Saturday, February 2

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2013

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), working with the
National Football League (NFL), today announced the launch of an online
analytics dashboard to provide fans with insights regarding the selection of
the Fantasy Player of the Year for the 2012 season. The dashboard, now
live on, is exhibiting the statistics of the top eight
finalists in a visually rich format. Based on SAP-generated analytics combined
with fantasy football data, the Fantasy Player of the Year
Award recognizes the football player that has outshined all other players in
the league in fantasy football.


The Fantasy Player of the Year presented by SAP will be announced the
night before Super Bowl XLVII at the "2nd Annual NFL Honors" - a two-hour
primetime awards special to air nationally on Saturday, February 2, 9:00 -
11:00 p.m. EST on CBS. Further details about the Fantasy Player of the
Year presented by SAP , including information on the eight finalists, are
available at

The user-friendly dashboard serves as a central hub for statistical comparison
of the eight finalists' performances over the 16-week fantasy season,
including overall season points, points per game and average player figures in
comparison to others who play the same position. The database also provides a
week-by-week point graph, a quick analysis of each player's performance and
other engaging football-related analytics to provide tremendous value to fans.

"Fantasy football fans love stats almost as much as watching the action on the
field," said Jonathan Becher, CMO. "The SAP dashboard enhances the
Fantasy experience by distilling millions of data points and allowing fans
size up their favorite players more easily. Soon fans will be able to use the
analytical power of SAP to predict the most valuable players for their fantasy

In October 2012, the NFL and SAP announced a multi-year marketing sponsorship
that made SAP the Official Cloud Software Solutions, Business Software and
Business Analytics Software Sponsor of the league. The NFL will utilize cloud
solutions from SAP to support the continued innovation and enhancement of's fantasy football platform. Through the implementation of on-demand
SAP solutions, SAP and the NFL will deepen the fantasy football
experience, providing fans with enhanced analytics and functionality within
the game.

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