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Tagged: strength of schedule (65 Results)

Mailbag: September 11, 2020

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. Special jumbo-sized kickoff edition. Is Fantasy Index missing the boat on J.K. Dobbins? How much does strength of schedule matter? Do losing teams pass for more yards? What's up with Devonta Freeman? Sleepers, backup running backs, and more. more »

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Scheduletron: Strength of schedule

Let’s take one last look at Strength of Schedule before we kick this season off. This time, let’s look not at what teams did last year, but what people think they will do in 2020. It provides a truer look at things.  more »

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Scheduletron: Strength of schedule

Most often with Strength of Schedule, it’s used to calculate the strength of defenses that teams will face. But it can also be flipped around. Which NFL teams might benefit from playing against the worst offenses?  more »

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Scheduletron: Strength of schedule

Last time I addressed Strength of Schedule there was a request for defensive information. That is, what defenses project to play the easiest schedules (offenses that didn’t score many points in 2019)?   more »

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Scheduletron: Strength of schedule

With strength of schedule, if we’re looking at points (instead of wins & losses) Dallas, Washington and Chicago project to play the best schedules. Those are the offenses that will be facing opponents who tended to allow more points last year.  more »

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Scheduletron: Strength of schedule

The Lions project to play a below-average schedule. Or do they? Let’s look at the numbers in a slightly different way.   more »

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Scheduletron: Strength of schedule

If specialized strength of schedule means anything, then the Bears and Panthers should get some advantage this year for passing production.  more »

Scheduletron: Patriots schedule

I saw a complaint yesterday about the Patriots benefitting most years from being in what tends to be one of the weakest divisions. While that might seem to be true, it’s simply not the case.   more »

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Scheduletron: Strength of schedule

The Ravens not only have a really good team, they also project to play the league’s easiest schedule. Using last year’s win-loss records, anyway.  more »

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Scheduletron: Strength of schedule

Bad news for those who like to bitch and moan that the Patriots benefit from easy schedules. For the 2020 season, New England projects to play the hardest schedule in the entire league.  more »

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Scheduletron: Strength of schedule

Kansas City and San Francisco will meet in the Super Bowl, and both got there fair and square. Neither was helped much at all by scheduling.  more »

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Scheduletron: Updated strength of schedule

Kansas City’s offense has been a disappointment this year, averaging only 3 TDs per week. That’s about a touchdown less than what most were expecting. And as I look at the closing games, I’m not thinking that unit will suddenly spring to life.  more »

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Scheduletron: Updated strength of schedule

As poorly as the Jets played Monday night, let’s not kick them to the curb just yet. They’re upcoming schedule is chock full of remarkably bad defenses.  more »

Scheduletron: Defensive strength of schedule

In an effort to over-analyze everything, let me take a stab at strength of schedule for defenses. This is my effort to rank defenses not on their overall quality, but on the looseness of the offenses they will play against.  more »

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Scheduletron: Strength of schedule

While many would like for Bill Belichick and 42-year-old Tom Brady to simply go away, that doesn’t look likely to happen soon. The Patriots still have one of the league’s best teams, and they’ll also benefit from playing one of the easiest schedules.   more »

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