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Tagged: strength of schedule (76 Results)

Around the NFL: NFL adds 17th game

The 17-game schedule is a reality. Owners today approved a proposal adding an extra week to the regular season – it will take effect in the upcoming season.  more »

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Scheduletron: Strength of schedule

Playing around with the numbers, I notice the Packers just played the 2nd-easiest schedule by any team in the last three years. Not that they’re not a great and deserving team, but this could be supporting evidence that they’re not quite as awesome and flawless as some believe.  more »

Scheduletron: Luck of the draw

With only three weeks left, Strength of Schedule isn’t particularly useful drawing up expectations of what’s the come. It can, however, give us an indication of which teams have benefitted from the luck of the schedule makers thus far.  more »

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Scheduletron: Updated strength of schedule

The Ravens-Steelers game has been moved to Sunday, leaving a pretty lean slate for Thursday. The Lions are an uninspiring 4-6 (they seem worse) while the other three teams all have 3-7 records. At least one of the games will feature a division leader at the end of the day.  more »

Scheduletron: Updated strength of schedule

Carson Wentz has had his troubles this year, but I wonder if he’ll get a boost from the schedule down the stretch it lays out pretty favorably for the Eagles.  more »

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Scheduletron: Updated strength of schedule

The Raiders, Ravens and Saints are looking like playoff teams, and they’ve been able to be successful despite playing difficult schedules. That’s impressive.  more »

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Scheduletron: Revised strength of schedule

If you’re a fan of strength of schedule, the Bears, Eagles and Colts look like teams that could be trending upwards. The Patriots and Cardinals, meanwhile, could be undermined by harder schedules.  more »

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Scheduletron: Updated strength of schedule

If you’re a fan of strength of schedule, the Browns and Chargers look like teams to emphasize in the second half of the season. Their schedules project to be the easiest over the next nine weeks.  more »

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Scheduletron: Updated strength of schedule

Strength of schedule plays a role in how offenses perform. That’s half of the equation, after all. It’s not only the 11 guys on the field, but the 11 guys that they’re playing against. And some of the best offenses have difficult schedules coming up.  more »

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Scheduletron: Murderer's row

The 49ers are sitting at 2-3, and if they’re going to make the playoffs, it’s going to take a hell of a turnaround. Their upcoming schedule is by far the hardest in the league.  more »

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Scheduletron: Updated strength of schedule

With a quarter of the season in the books, let’s take our first look at Strength of Schedule. Which teams have benefitted from playing easy schedules? And which teams should be the most affected by scheduling the rest of the way.  more »

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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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