2014 Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule: Running Backs

Updated: Tuesday, November 25th


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

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

So, in other words, Chris Ivory and the Jets running backs have the most favorable schedule (through Week 16).

On the flip side, Latavius Murray and the Raiders running backs have the least favorable schedule.

While strength of schedule should not be the sole factor in determining who to add off the waiver wire or target via trade, 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
1New York JetsTeam Schedule20.9465.32
2Carolina PanthersTeam Schedule20.8261.6
3Pittsburgh SteelersTeam Schedule20.6361.13
4Washington RedskinsTeam Schedule20.0758.74
5Tennessee TitansTeam Schedule19.8459.87
6Houston TexansTeam Schedule19.855.36
7Jacksonville JaguarsTeam Schedule19.755.69
8Cleveland BrownsTeam Schedule19.6765.03
9New Orleans SaintsTeam Schedule19.6461.61
10Green Bay PackersTeam Schedule19.5658.42
11Tampa Bay BuccaneersTeam Schedule19.3255.56
12Baltimore RavensTeam Schedule19.2859.38
13Dallas CowboysTeam Schedule19.2457.32
14New York GiantsTeam Schedule18.8854.07
15Buffalo BillsTeam Schedule18.7755.9
16Detroit LionsTeam Schedule18.7458.84
17San Francisco 49ersTeam Schedule18.3356.95
18St. Louis RamsTeam Schedule18.2350.08
19Cincinnati BengalsTeam Schedule18.0251.03
20Arizona CardinalsTeam Schedule17.9347.99
21Minnesota VikingsTeam Schedule17.7849.37
22Indianapolis ColtsTeam Schedule17.7756.81
23Chicago BearsTeam Schedule17.7155.18
24New England PatriotsTeam Schedule17.4151.47
25Atlanta FalconsTeam Schedule17.356.5
26Miami DolphinsTeam Schedule17.2853.82
27Denver BroncosTeam Schedule17.1953.11
28Kansas City ChiefsTeam Schedule16.8552.51
29Philadelphia EaglesTeam Schedule16.7348.76
30San Diego ChargersTeam Schedule15.3749.13
31Seattle SeahawksTeam Schedule15.3146.79
32Oakland RaidersTeam Schedule14.9243.72
Average points are based on the team's remaining schedule: Weeks 13 to 16.
Fantasy playoff points (total, not average) are based on the team's schedule from Weeks 14 to 16.




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