-- Fantasy football players were enraged when ESPN's fantasy sports app crashed on the first Sunday of the NFL season. MDT on Sunday -- just as nine NFL games kicked off around the country. Sundays in the fall mean spending all day in front of your computer refreshing your fantasy team’s page.

If there's one thing NFL fans need on Sunday, it's Fantasy Football.

Fantasy Football fans were stuck in a time-out on the first Sunday of the NFL season after ESPN’s app crashed. ET on Sunday — just as nine NFL games kicked off around the country.

Users received the following error message: “There was an error while trying to reach Fantasy Football.

Yes, in some cases, even more than the actual games.

As the first slate of games for Week 1 commenced, ESPN ran into a big problem: The fantasy arm of the site (along with the ESPN Fantasy Football app) crashed.

The free-to-download app makes it easy for users to sign up, create or join a league, customize their league, draft, make trades, add players, follow their matchups with real-time scoring, view expert analysis and video, and view and post messages to other league members.” Y'all, it's halftime and I still don't know how my fantasy team is doing.Do your IT guys not work on Sunday's @ESPNFantasy? Taking away live stats and up-to-the-minute scores from fantasy players is like taking oxygen away from the average person. Here's how Twitter reacted (melted down) to the crash: For what it's worth, here is how ESPN's public relations department touted its Fantasy Football app in a pre-season press release: "The new ESPN Fantasy app updates the No.1 ESPN Fantasy Football app on i Phone, i Pad, Android phone, and Android 7-inch tablets and allows users to play Fantasy Football, Baseball, Basketball, and Hockey in the same application for the first time ever.Please try again.” ESPN Sports tweeted an apology, but the problems continued for more than two hours. 1 ESPN Fantasy Football app on i Phone, i Pad, Android phone, and Android 7-inch tablets and allows users to play Fantasy Football, Baseball, Basketball, and Hockey in the same application for the first time ever.Major enhancements this year include a brand new design and visuals that feature new game logos, player headshots, sticker packs, and animations; award-winning fantasy analysis and video accessible right from the app’s home screen; improved draft and live scoring features; and personalized notifications tailored to users’ rosters.