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OtterBox Sacks Broken Smartphones with New NFL Themed Cases

FORT COLLINS, Colo., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it's used for a phone call with friends across the country after a big win or to snap photos of an over-the-top tailgate party, football season can take a toll on handheld technology. For fans who want to protect their smartphone and support their favorite team, OtterBox®, the No. 1-most trusted brand for smartphone protection, provides premium coverage with the Defender Series® for Apple® iPhone® 5/5s, Samsung® GALAXY S® 4 and S 5, now available with all 32 NFL team logos.1

OtterBox Defender Series now available with all 32 NFL team logos

Through a relationship with Verizon Wireless® and officially licensed by the NFL, fans can sport their NFL team logos, while still protecting their smartphone from drops, dust and scratches.

"NFL fans are passionate, and cases with team logos are a top request from our consumers," said OtterBox CEO Brian Thomas. "We are elated to team up with our partners at Verizon Wireless to offer officially licensed NFL products. The Defender Series provides our fans trusted OtterBox protection that is tougher than the meanest lineman and shows off their favorite team at the same time."

The iPhone 5s NFL case includes a built-in screen protector and utilizes a full polycarbonate shell and exterior slipcover to help guard smartphones from mishaps.2 A holster-style belt clip is included for hands-free carrying and doubles as a media stand, perfect for streaming games away from home.

NFL-themed Defender Series cases are now available for all 32 NFL teams on otterbox.com and verizonwireless.com for $64.95. For more information, visit otterbox.com.

About OtterBox:

Founded in 1998 with a line of dry boxes, OtterBox® has evolved into the No. 1-selling case for smartphones in the U.S. and a global leader in mobile device protection.3 Its diverse lineup of protective solutions for handheld technology protect, connect and enable a mobile world. OtterBox has been a six-time honoree on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in the U.S. and was named one of "America's Most Promising Companies" by Forbes Magazine. The company is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colo., with offices in San Diego; Boston; Cork, Ireland; and Hong Kong.

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1 No. 1-most trusted case brand source: The NPD Group/U.S. Consumer Tracking Service, 1/2011-12/2013

2 Defender Series does NOT protect against water. Will provide added protection against drops, bump and shock.

3 No. 1-selling smartphone case source: The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service: Cell Phone Device Protection/Units Sold 1/2012-12/2013

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For further information: Jordan Vater, (970) 980-2011, jordan.vater@otterbox.com