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.
During the last two weeks, the resurgent Shorts averaged 10.5 targets per contest. He racked up 14 catches, 135 receiving yards and one touchdown reception in that time frame. Consider Shorts a decent play as a fantasy WR3 with upside against a struggling Texans defense that allowed the 11th-fewest fantasy points to opposing receivers during the last month. Two weeks ago, Shorts compiled eight catches for 71 yards against Houston.
It appears clear to everyone except those in the Jacksonville front office that Blaine Gabbert is not an NFL starting quarterback. But, those that make the decisions in Jacksonville have decided to use this year to determine if Gabbert truly is their quarterback of the future. Once they determine that he’s not and turn the reigns over to Chad Henne look for big things from Shorts. Should you decide against grabbing Shorts on draft day, wait a few weeks, as he’ll be a nice buy-low candidate.