2016 Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule: Running Backs

Updated: Saturday, April 23rd

Our fantasy football strength of schedule helps fantasy owners determine which teams and players have favorable (or unfavorable) schedules for the 2015 season.

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Based on each team's scheduled opponents through Week 16, which is the championship round in most fantasy leagues, we have tallied the average fantasy points allowed by each of their opponents to the position.

So, in other words, Doug Martin and the Buccaneers running backs have the most favorable schedule (through Week 16).

On the flip side, Jay Ajayi and the Dolphins running backs have the least favorable schedule.

While strength of schedule should not be the sole factor in determining who to draft, it helps potentially break a tie between two players that you may view as comparable.

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The complete strength of schedule for running backs is below:

RankTeamTeam ScheduleAverage PointsFantasy Playoffs
1Tampa Bay BuccaneersTeam Schedule19.0666.93
2Detroit LionsTeam Schedule18.8262.04
3New York GiantsTeam Schedule18.7362.03
4Chicago BearsTeam Schedule18.7253.87
5Tennessee TitansTeam Schedule18.6451.57
6Carolina PanthersTeam Schedule18.5661.40
6Seattle SeahawksTeam Schedule18.5650.60
8Minnesota VikingsTeam Schedule18.4256.68
9Green Bay PackersTeam Schedule18.4046.92
10Dallas CowboysTeam Schedule18.3456.68
11San Diego ChargersTeam Schedule18.3153.36
12Los Angeles RamsTeam Schedule18.2856.71
13Washington RedskinsTeam Schedule18.2758.06
14Baltimore RavensTeam Schedule18.1850.81
15Denver BroncosTeam Schedule18.1545.75
16Arizona CardinalsTeam Schedule18.1358.52
17Oakland RaidersTeam Schedule18.0955.22
18Pittsburgh SteelersTeam Schedule18.0050.20
19San Francisco 49ersTeam Schedule17.9553.98
20Houston TexansTeam Schedule17.9456.46
21Cleveland BrownsTeam Schedule17.9256.32
22New Orleans SaintsTeam Schedule17.8848.32
23Philadelphia EaglesTeam Schedule17.8754.80
23Atlanta FalconsTeam Schedule17.8759.09
25Kansas City ChiefsTeam Schedule17.7749.78
26Buffalo BillsTeam Schedule17.6855.76
27Cincinnati BengalsTeam Schedule17.6647.75
28New York JetsTeam Schedule17.5963.22
29Jacksonville JaguarsTeam Schedule17.1347.09
30Indianapolis ColtsTeam Schedule16.8349.76
31New England PatriotsTeam Schedule16.8145.50
32Miami DolphinsTeam Schedule16.5946.30
Average points are based on the team's schedule from Weeks 1 to 16.
Fantasy playoff points (total, not average) are based on the team's schedule from Weeks 14 to 16.

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