Strength of Schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the DEF position. The easiest rating is 1 which gives the player the advantage against the defense and indicates an easy opponent, the most difficult rating is 10 which gives the defense the advantage and indicates a tough opponent.
Dynamite fantasy matchup here, as the Titans turn the ball over more often than most and usually don't put a ton of points on the scoreboard. Oakland's defense has been wishy-washy but generated four sacks in each of their last two games.
The good news? The selection of linebacker Khalil Mack with the fifth overall pick of the 2014 NFL draft was a hit, and the Raiders have been aggressive about filling holes on the defensive side of the ball in free agency the past two offseasons. The bad news? So far all those free-agent acquisitions haven't amounted to much, and unless Curtis Lofton and Malcolm Smith make bigger contributions than last year's newcomers neither will the Raiders defense in 2015.
Looks like the 'my guy' call from McKenzie is taking roots throughout the football coaching staff:
GM: Reggie McKenzie (Al Davis)
HC: Dennis Allen (Hue Jackson)
OC: Greg Knapp (Al Saunders)
OL: Frank Pollack (Bob Wylie), S Wiznewiski (asst, no ...