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.
It's the end of an era in Pittsburgh. After over a decade as coordinator of his "Bilitzburgh" 3-4 defense, Dick LeBeau moved on to Tennessee in the offseason. LeBeau was allowed to walk in part because the Steelers are so high on up-and-coming assistant Keith Butler, but Butler faces a sobering reality -- the Steelers have become an average team defensively, both from a personnel and production standpoint. They've also become an average fantasy option, so don't overpay thinking you'll get a Steel Curtain. It's more like aluminum now.
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