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.
Champ Bailey might be ageing, but he still remains one of the very best shutdown corners in the league. Von Miller is the crown jewel on a young and improving Denver linebacking corps, which sits behind a Defensive Line with talent. The league leader in sacks last season (and extremely stout against the run) Denver won't struggle to bring the pressure again this year. Only an improvement at corner opposite Bailey and a question mark at safety prevents the Broncos from being #1