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.
Retaining the services of veteran safety Troy Polamalu and cornerback Ike Taylor won't help what appeared to be an old defense last season. Letting go of LaMarr Woodley and safety Ryan Clark while bringing in younger talent such as Mike Mitchell and resigning outside linebacker Jason Worilds will. Look for defensive coordinator Dick Lebeau to create ways for Pittsburgh to get pressure on the quarterback leading to some big play production.
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.
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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