Strength of schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the DEF 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.
The Jaguars have shown a little improvement in the last few weeks, but this still isn't a unit that you can trust as a starting option. From Week 4 through Week 7, Jacksonville allowed 18 points per game, compiled 3.0 sacks per contest but just 1.0 takeaways per outing. In that same time span, the Miami Dolphins scored 26 points per game. The Dolphins also allowed just 1.67 sacks per contest and committed just 2.0 turnovers per outing.
Head coach Gus Bradley has brought some of his old defenders over from his Seattle days with the signings of defensive linemen Chris Clemons and Red Bryant. Their familiarity with the scheme will help to improve the defense but both are past their prime. Steps are definitely being taken to make this a stronger NFL defensive unit but there is still little reason to believe they'll be a fantasy force. It's the lack of big play potential and no real return threat on special teams that leave this defense as a fantasy afterthought.
Updated: February 20, 2010, 12:36 AM ET
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