Strength of schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the WR 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.
The Ravens made a point of it to get Smith involved early on vs. Tampa Bay. Don't take that as a sign to start him though. He needs another strong performance, and more targets, before going down that well again.
When Anquan Boldin was traded away before last season, the Ravens were hopeful that Torrey Smith was ready to take on the extra responsibility of being 'the man.' Despite a woeful offensive team effort, Smith somehow shone, setting career marks in receiving and yardage. The addition of Steve Smith shouldn't have an adverse affect on Smith's 2014 production. But, the addition of new offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak should have Smith smiling as when Kubiak was the head coach in Houston, the Texans' No. 1 wide receiver, Andre Johnson, was always among the league leaders in targets.
I am looking for guests - fans actually - for my upcoming team reports.
Tuesday night February 1st, we will be talking about the Cardinals, Falcons and Ravens.
Each segment will be 30 minutes and will include discussion on the following ...
Unless the Ravens are able to successfully revisit expensive trade scenarios for Pro Bowl wide receivers like the Denver Broncos' imposing, trouble-prone Brandon Marshall and the Arizona Cardinals' disgruntled veteran Anquan Boldin. The Ravens are ...
There's no sense of urgency from the Ravens to replace Mason immediately. The team could look to add a free agent (such as Marvin Harrison) or explore a trade (for someone like the Denver Broncos' Brandon Marshall or Arizona Cardinals' Anquan ...
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