//YouTube is adding chat, highlights, and Shorts to NFL Sunday Ticket

YouTube is adding chat, highlights, and Shorts to NFL Sunday Ticket

Are you ready for some football live chat? | Image: YouTube

YouTube’s first priority for the 2023 NFL season is simple: show the games it paid billions to broadcast without buffering or blackouts. But as we wind toward the first season of NFL Sunday Ticket as a YouTube property, the company says it’s making football broadcasts a little more native to the platform.

On Wednesday, YouTube announced a bunch of new features coming to Sunday Ticket this year. You’ll be able to see live chat and polls as you watch games, which seems guaranteed to be total chaos but in a way that will feel familiar to anyone who watches YouTube livestreams of any sort. And if you want to catch up on highlights, you’ll be able to do so through the Shorts tab: YouTube says that “real-time highlights from every single NFL…

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