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.
Depending on how desperate you are, Dallas could make for an OK start if you feel that Tannehill will continue his slide. Playing The Cowboys here though would be based solely on your lack of respect for the Miami QB and not on the fact that you like Dallas as a defensive unit.
The Dallas defense wasn't great in 2014, but even an average Cowboys D was light-years better than the dumpster fire the team fielded in 2013. Dallas had hoped to improve on a pass-rush that ranked 28th in sacks with the addition of free agent defensive end Greg Hardy, but Hardy's 10-game suspension threw a jumbo-sized bucket of ice water on that idea. Dallas' ability, or lack thereof, to rush the passer this year will go a long way toward determining the defense's value to fantasy owners.
Ok, why on gods green earth would you take the ball out of your best players hands? Murray has been the focal point of your offfense getting at least 4 catches a game and running for about 100 yards, yet you put in fragile felix. WHY? HE ...