Strength of schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the LB position. The best rating is +16 which gives the player the advantage against the defense and indicates an easy opponent, the worst rating is -16 which gives the defense the advantage and indicates a tough opponent.
Believe it or not, Lawrence Timmons has posted has top 20 fantasy numbers in three of the past four seasons. We say 'believe it or not,' because Timmons' consistent fantasy production has been borne of inconsistency. The 27-year-old finished 2013 with 126 total tackles, but in seven of 16 games Timmons recorded four or fewer solos. Timmmons is now a leader on the Steelers' defense, an every-down player and more than capable of putting up big weeks, but bear in mind while considering drafting the eighth-year pro that there will be a maddening disappearing act or three along the way, and those may only increase now that rookie Ryan Shazier looks set to kick Timmons over to SILB.
Just today, Ike Taylor was interviewed by local media and asked about the issues in the secondary. Ike's answer, the local media is being too negative and hurts our play.
WELL, FOR SOMEONE WHO BLATANTLY INTERFERES WITH A RECEIVER EVERY TIME THE ...
With the way things went this year on the O-Line and Run D, it's possible the Draft could work out something like this...
1st- DT, or OG
2nd- If DT in first, then OG. If OG in first, then DT.
3rd- MLB to groom to replace Farrior